We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 206 Michigan schools made our rankings.View Rankings
Michigan high school students must earn at least 16 credits in various subjects and take an online course before graduating. The state challenges schools to report early warning signs of future high school dropouts, and hosts a competitive grant opportunity for high-poverty schools, according to the Michigan Department of Education.
In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, Michigan has seven schools with gold medals, 68 with silver medals and 131 with bronze medals. Michigan's highly ranked International Academy is about 80 miles from the state capital of Lansing, in the Bloomfield Hills School District. One of Michigan's largest school districts is Detroit Public Schools.