Dicken Elementary

Ann Arbor Public Schools

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Office: 734-994-1928 Fax: 734-997-1884

School Announcements


  • Welcome to Dicken Elementary

    Home of the Dolphins

    Upcoming Dates

    • Sunday, June 2 6:00 - 8:00 Parent & Staff Night Out
    • Monday, June 3 AAPS Summer Learning Launch
    • Monday, June 10 Field Day - Morning: 1st/2nd/5th / Afternoon: Y5's/K/3rd/4th
    • Tuesday, June 11 6:00 - 7:00 5th Grade Promotion
    • Thursday, June 13 Last Day of School - Half Day, 11:30 Dismissal


    AAPS Pre-Enrollment for 2024-25 School Year

    Neighborhood pre-enrollment is available for new students for the 2024-25 academic year. Applications are also being accepted for In-District Transfers and Non-Resident Children of Employees through March 29th. Schools and grades with space availability can be found here. Approvals are based on space availability and are not processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Neighborhood pre-enrollment and the IDT/NRCE applications are available here.



    Mission Statement 

    Dicken School will inspire all students as leaders to achieve their full academic and social potential as lifelong learners. We will emphasize equity and opportunity for each and every child, each and every day.

    Vision: All Dicken students have the resources and support they need to meet grade level outcomes:

    • Dicken School continually focuses on effective student learning
    • Individualized classroom instruction meets the learning styles of all students
    • Communication fosters partnerships with students, staff, families, & community
    • Knowledge empowers students for success in the 21st century
    • Every student is engaged in his or her learning
    • Necessary life skills and appreciation of diversity prepare Dicken students to be global citizens


    Dicken Awards



District Spotlight


  • The Ann Arbor Public Schools has partnered with PowerSchool Enrollment to allow parents to pre-enroll their students online. Please see our Who Can Apply page for more information.

    Enrollment Process:

    1. Determine which enrollment options are available and best suit your student.
    2. Complete an online pre-enrollment application.
    3. Complete the full enrollment by email invitation, and upload the required enrollment documents.

    Ann Arbor Public Schools is proud to offer multiple enrollment options for our families in order to best serve our community.

    Follow this link to get started.