About Us

  • Discovery Creative Pathways (DCP) - Harper Woods is a public charter school. DCP Harper Woods is managed by Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA), a transformative leader in education. We work to create great district schools, innovation schools, and public charter schools. 

    DCP Harper Woods provides a personalized elementary and junior high school education for scholars in kindergarten through eighth grade in the Harper Woods, MI area. Your child will be safe, protected, cared for and nurtured in an atmosphere that rewards learning, self-respect and dignity.  

    The mission of our schools is to be known for producing responsible and accountable scholars who demonstrate a strong sense of self-worth, leadership and moral values, ultimately becoming exceptional citizens. Scholars of DCP Harper Woods develop into well-rounded learners who are prepared to undertake the challenges in elementary through junior high school and beyond.

    We strive to be a diverse, interactive school providing a safe environment and foundation for life-long learning. We will actively promote academics through infusion of extracurricular activities and encouraging scholars to strive for excellence in all aspects of life. Our vision seeks:


    • To develop competence in the core subject areas, including language arts, math, science, social studies, the arts and interactive technologies
    • To develop relevant academic skills which translate to future success inside and outside of the classroom
    • To foster strong character development
    • To promote a learning environment where students, parents, staff and the community partner in the educational process working toward the achievement of all

Our Location

  • DCP Harper Woods

    19360 Harper Ave
    ​Harper Woods, MI 48225

    Phone: (313) 640-0060​