Babysitters in Detroit

Variously known as the Motor City, Motown, and Rock City, the Metro Detroit area is a major economic connecting conduit between the US and Canada. As host to some of the oldest professional sports franchises in the country, Detroit has sometimes been referred to as the City of Champions since the 1930s. College and high schools have their active sports programs in this city too, and, of course, these students are at the perfect babysitting age.

Top 5 Colleges – Find Sitters

Wayne State University – With a combined undergraduate and graduate student population of nearly 32,000, WSU is the 3rd largest university in the state of Michigan, and one of the 30 largest in the United States. Wayne State also boasts the largest single-campus medical school, and the 3rd largest overall, in the US.

University of Detroit Mercy – Detroit Mercy was founded in 1877 and is one of the 28 member Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. With over 100 academic degree and study programs, UDM serves its coeducational student body of more than 4,000 well.

Marygrove College – Founded in 1899 as a 2-year women’s college, Marygrove became a 4 year college in 1910, and coeducational in 1970. For its combined student population of around 1,300, MC offers 31 bachelors, 7 masters, and 20 certification programs.

College for Creative Studies – CCS has been cited by BusinessWeek magazine as one of the 60 best design schools in the world. The enrolled coeducational population of nearly 1,400 may choose from 11 majors in fine arts and design studies, at College for Creative Studies.

Wayne County Community Colleges – WCCCD was founded in 1967, and currently consists of six campuses in the Detroit area. Serving over 21,000 students annually, Wayne County Community College System is active in workforce development projects across the Detroit metro area.

Top 5 High Schools – Find Sitters

Renaissance High School – Academically, RHS is one of the highest ranked public schools in the state of Michigan. Renaissance offers a college preparatory curriculum to a grades 9-12 student body of nearly 1,200. Recent RHS grads have amassed over 3 million dollars in merit scholarships from colleges and universities across the country.

Consortium College Preparatory High School – CCPHS is a charter school sponsored by Ferris State University. Consortium serves Detroit area students in grades 7-12 and has a 93% graduation rate. 99% of its graduates are accepted into colleges and universities.

Detroit Cristo Rey High School – Founded in 2008, Cristo Rey is a college preparatory school with a coeducational student population of about 100 per class. DCRHS is part of the successful Cristo Rey national network of schools and emphasizes faith, morals, and service to the community.

East Catholic High School – ECHS is a private, coeducational high school founded in 1971. Though small, with a grades 9-12 population of around 125, East Catholic has been rated 5 out of 5 in the Great Schools community ratings system.

St. Martin Deporres High School – St. Martin’s serves a student body of approximately 225, with a college preparatory curriculum. In addition to its academic achievements, SMDHS takes pride in 1986 graduate Willie Burton, who played basketball at the University of Minnesota and in the National Basketball Association.