Established in 2016, Detroit Prep was founded to provide a world-class, equitable education for every child regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or zip-code.
Quickly becoming one of the highest performing schools in Detroit, it outgrew its rented space and purchased a 110-year-old-building only a mile away. After extensive renovations, it now has the capacity to serve kindergarten through 8th grade.
Fun Fact: Detroit Prep was originally designed by renowned architect Wirt C. Rowland, who was responsible for some of the city's most iconic buildings.Learn More about Detroit Prep
We had the chance to donate tile to Detroit Prep's new home. With a little help from our DCOF-passing Non-Slip Tiles and Foundations Collection, Detroit Prep's students can now enjoy beautiful, durable tile in its entryways and bathrooms.
We couldn't be more honored to help create a safe, joyful, and inspiring environment for the next generation's leaders, activists, educators, and world-changers.Read More
Detroit Prep students taking a water break are greeted by Muhammad Ali and an inviting yellow wall of our handmade Non-Sip Tiles (perfect for taking on the occasional splash and spill).See More
Telegraphing warm and inviting retro vibes, this ADA-compliant bathroom strikes just the right balance between form and function thanks to our Non Slip Tiles.Get the Details
Framed by a wall of 4x4 tiles, our Non-Slip bathroom floor tiles colorfully field heavy foot traffic between classes at Detroit Prep (Love this floor? Ask us about Large Diamond, one of our secret menu patterns).Step Inside
Detroit Prep's artfully retro style extends into the bathroom, where our Non-Slip bathroom tiles colorfully welcome students on break and between classes.Get the Details
Offering Detroit Prep teachers a colorful spot to freshen up, this ADA-compliant bathroom features shower Tile and a Large Diamond floor pattern, all in our Non-Slip glazes (psst...our Large Diamond Tiles are a "secret menu" item!).Step Inside
Featuring our commercial grade tile in City Lights, this colorful office tile backsplash invites Detroit Prep teachers to recharge and prepare for their next class.See More
Taking cues from plaid, our Non-Slip bathroom floor tiles in a colorful basketweave pattern lend preppy appeal to Detroit Prep's bathroom.Step Inside
Our industry-approved Non-Slip glazes pass the DCOF test and withstand the rigor of commercial flooring applications and wet environments. Available in 16 colors and 40+ sizes.Sample Non-Slip Tile Colors
We believe safe, beautiful, and creative spaces can help change lives. If you're on a mission to design for good, we want to hear about it!Request a Tile Donation
Meet the minds behind Detroit Prep and read our interview with Kyle Smitley, Detroit Prep's founder, and Erica Harrison, Hudson & Sterling Design founder and Firm Principal.Tell Me More
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