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.
High Schools by Location in Grand Rapids
East Grand Rapids
Central High School
MI School Data: www.mischooldata.org