Best High Schools
in Michigan

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.

Top Ranked MI Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

International Academy

1020 EAST SQUARE LAKE RD, BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI 48304

#2

City Middle/High School

1400 FULLER AVE NE, GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505

#3

Frankenmuth High School

525 EAST GENESEE ST, FRANKENMUTH, MI 48734

#4

Grosse Pointe South High School

11 GROSSE POINTE BLVD, GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI 48236

#5

Ernest W. Seaholm High School

2436 WEST LINCOLN ST, BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009

#6

East Lansing High School

509 BURCHAM DR, EAST LANSING, MI 48823

#7

Okemos High School

2800 JOLLY RD, OKEMOS, MI 48864

#8

Troy High School

4777 NORTHFIELD PARKWAY, TROY, MI 48098

#9

West Senior High School

5376 NORTH LONG LAKE RD, TRAVERSE CITY, MI 49684

#10

Spring Lake High School

16140 148TH AVE, SPRING LAKE, MI 49456

MI by the Numbers
Districts 598
High Schools 826
Full-Time Teachers 26,045
Students Enrolled 515,235

Featured Districts

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The Detroit Public Schools support 26 high schools that serve 21,991 students.

Mackinac Bridge from the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

There are six high schools in the Utica Community Schools, serving 7,849 students.