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The top 10 high schools in Michigan (according to two magazines)

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O.k., o.k., we know this one is empty, but some high school students in the Detroit Public Schools say their classroom are far from empty.

Seven Michigan high schools received "gold medals" from the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings. 68 high schools received "silver medals," and 131 received "bronze medals."

Here's their top ten:

  1. International Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  2. City Middle/High School, Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Frankenmuth High School, Frankenmuth, MI
  4. Grosse Point South High School, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
  5. Ernest W. Seaholm High School, Birmingham, MI
  6. East Lansing High School, East Lansing, MI
  7. Okemos High School, Okemos, MI
  8. Troy High School, Troy, MI
  9. West Senior High School, Traverse City, MI
  10. Spring Lake High School, Spring Lake, MI

Some more numbers from the report by U.S. News:

  • Michigan has 598 districts,
  • 826 high schools,
  • 26,045 full time teachers,
  • and 515,235 enrolled students,

Newsweek released itslist of rankings for the state of Michigan this week. The schools were ranked nationally.

The two magazines agree on four high schools for their top ten. (International Academy, Troy High School, Okemos High School, and Earnest W. Seaholm High School).

If you sort by Michigan only, here's their "Top Ten."

  1. International Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  2. Troy High School, Troy, MI
  3. Okemos High School, Okemos, MI
  4. Saline High School, Saline, MI
  5. Bloomfield Hills Andover High School Bloomfield Hills, MI
  6. Novi High School, Novi, MI
  7. Walled Lake Central High School Walled Lake, MI
  8. Wylie E. Groves High School, Beverly Hills, MI
  9. East Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, MI
  10. Ernest W. Seaholm High School, Birmingham, MI

- Lucy Perkins, Michigan Radio Newsroom

Mark Brush was the station's Digital Media Director. He succumbed to a year-long battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, in March 2018. He was 49 years old.
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