Grand Rapids Area High Schools

Home to the best-testing high schools, Grand Rapids focuses on the success and growth of its students from day one until they are ready for college. Grand Rapids has continually been claimed as the best city to raise a family, one of the factors being the school systems. Many area schools rank in the upper rankings in the state of Michigan, two high schools placing in the 99th percentile, and others following very closely.

High schools have been increasing their ACT scores year by year, and school leaders plan on these scores to continue with the state-administered SAT. City High Middle School, which incorporates intermediate and high school students, has one of the highest ACT averages in the state at 26.4.

The high schools in the area focus strongly not only on high testing scores, but also on advancement opportunities and outside school activities like sports and art. The strong cooperation and partnerships have led to the ongoing success of these high schools. These schools pride themselves in being the leaders of education, providing highly-regarded academic and co-curricular opportunities to prepare students for college.

Below we have the top five rated high schools in the Grand Rapids area, and a full list of all high schools in the area with links to the individual school websites and reviews.

grand rapids high school rankings

High Schools by Location in Grand Rapids
 

Byron Center 

www.bcpsk12.net

Byron Center High School (9-12)
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Caledonia

www.calschools.org

Caledonia High School (9-12)
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Glenmor High School (9-12)
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Comstock Park

www.cppschools.com

Comstock Park High School (9-12)
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East Grand Rapids

www.egrps.org

East Grand Rapids High School (9-12)
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Forest Hills

www.fhps.net

Central High School
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Eastern High School
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Northern High School
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Grand Rapids

www.grps.org

City Middle/High Middle (7-12)
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KEC Beltline High (9-12)
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Kent Vocational Options High School (12)
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Ottawa Hills High School (9-12)
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Union High School (9-12)
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University Preparatory Academy (6-11)
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Grandville

www.gpsbulldogs.org

Grandville High School (9-12)
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Kenowa Hills

www.khps.org

Kenowa Hills High School (9-12)
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Kent City

www.kentcityschools.org

Kent City High School (8-12)
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Kentwood

www.kentwoodps.org

East Kentwood Freshman Campus (9)
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East Kentwood High School (10-12)
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Lowell

www.lowellschools.com/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=694&

Lowell High School (9-12)
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Unity High School (9-12)
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Northview

www.nvps.net

Northview High School – East Campus (9-12)
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Northview High School (9-12)
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Rockford

www.rockfordschools.org

Rockford Freshman Center (9-12)
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Rockford High School (9-12)
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River Valley Academy (9-12)
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Sparta

www.spartaschools.org

Sparta High School (9-12)
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Wyoming

www.wyoming.k12.mi.us

Wyoming High School (9-12)
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grand rapids top high schools

Source:

MI School Data: www.mischooldata.org