Founded in 1941 by educational pioneers George and Annemarie Roeper, the Roeper School provides an innovative,…More educational program for gifted children across Detroit.
The middle and upper school campuses moved to Birmingham in 1981, occupying into the old Adams Elementary building off Adams Road. The schools rely on a challenging curriculum based on conceptual and experiential learning. While the middle school caters to students in transition, providing individualized instruction, the upper school focues on core academic subjects, independent study and advanced placement classes.
The Roeper School is a member of the Michigan Independent Athletic Conference, and almost 60 percent of middle and upper school students are involved in sports.
Admission is granted based on IQ tests, strong academic performance and letters of recommendation. The school is tuition based, although financial aid options are available.