20 Best Public High Schools in Michigan



20 Best Public High Schools in Michigan
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There are 1,575 high schools in Michigan, made up of 1,368 public schools and 207 private schools. Michigan ranks as the 10th state in terms of student enrollment and 8th in terms of total number of schools. It ranks 42nd for the student/teacher ratio.

Check out our list of 20 best public high schools in Michigan.

20. Chelsea High School, Chelsea, MI

Chelsea High School is a public school in Chelsea, Michigan. It has 874 students in grades 9-12. This school provided an excellent learning environment. The administration at Chelsea High is of high quality.

Despite the high schools smaller size, curriculum of every nature is available. From basic courses to honors and AP classes, there are a myriad of options. Workload is moderate, the teachers go above and beyond to help their students, the scheduling process is very organized, and special study and learning options are available to those who need them.

Overall the teaching staff at Chelsea High School are really good at preparing students for life after high school. They teach material efficiently and in an interesting matter. Most teachers grade fairly and the ones that don’t are at least trying their best to be objective. Teachers are there before and after school to help in any way they can but with the way they teach it really isn’t necessary.

There are plenty of activities to be a part of at Chelsea High School. For the size of the school there are a massive amount of sports. There are more than ten varsity sports teams, an elite orchestra and band, language clubs, leadership clubs, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, student council, and many more.

The level of commitment varies for each club, but you can make of them what you want.

For the size of the school there are a massive amount of sports ranging from field hockey to football. The community comes out to support the teams and its a great source of pride for the individuals who participate.

Chelsea is very encouraging of all athletes. Coaches are very dedicated to their sports and all athletes. The district is also supportive with very adequate funding to maintain the excellence of equipment and areas.

  • Chelsea High School graduation rate is 97.0%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 52.0% students of Chelsea High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 72.0% students of Chelsea High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.
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