Top 10 Best Michigan Public Schools (2021)

Michigan is the #6 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,472,594 students across the 3,756 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Michigan is 33%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 39%.
The top ranked public schools in Michigan are Gallimore Elementary School, Webster Elementary School and Dearborn Stem Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 34% (majority majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MI) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
8%
Black
18%
White
66%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in Michigan (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Gallimore Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-58375 North Sheldon Rd
    CantonMI 48187
    (734) 416-3150

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Webster Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 1-632401 Pembroke St
    LivoniaMI 48152
    (734) 774-2795

  • Rank: #33.Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-822586 Ann Arbor Trl
    Dearborn HeightsMI 48127
    (313) 827-1902

  • Rank: #44.
    Handley SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5224 North Elm St
    SaginawMI 48602
    (989) 399-4250

  • Rank: #55.Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-48064 Byron Center Ave Sw
    Byron CenterMI 49315
    (616) 878-6200

  • Rank: #66.
    Angell School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-51608 South University Ave
    Ann ArborMI 48104
    (734) 994-1907

  • Rank: #77.
    Hemmeter Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-51890 Hemmeter Rd
    SaginawMI 48638
    (989) 797-1832

  • Rank: #88.
    The Lincoln CenterSpecial Education School
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-12891 Goddard
    WyandotteMI 48192
    (734) 759-5900

  • Rank: #99.Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-53571 Northfield Parkway
    TroyMI 48084
    (248) 823-4100

  • Rank: #1010.Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-47500 North Vernon St
    Dearborn HeightsMI 48127
    (313) 278-0425

  • View Full List of Top Ranked MI Schools

Top Michigan Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
2 Schools
726 Students
6% Minority
6 Schools
1,027 Students
17% Minority
56 Schools
18,858 Students
16% Minority
10 Schools
3,846 Students
6% Minority
14 Schools
3,285 Students
10% Minority
7 Schools
2,053 Students
6% Minority
4 Schools
1,012 Students
36% Minority
21 Schools
8,675 Students
8% Minority
35 Schools
13,988 Students
16% Minority
7 Schools
1,778 Students
12% Minority
79 Schools
23,247 Students
37% Minority
19 Schools
6,792 Students
13% Minority
56 Schools
20,306 Students
35% Minority
21 Schools
7,181 Students
24% Minority
16 Schools
3,668 Students
10% Minority
10 Schools
2,728 Students
12% Minority
24 Schools
5,272 Students
51% Minority
17 Schools
4,324 Students
7% Minority
29 Schools
10,583 Students
15% Minority
6 Schools
1,654 Students
10% Minority
18 Schools
4,796 Students
11% Minority
15 Schools
3,731 Students
8% Minority
52 Schools
17,499 Students
24% Minority
16 Schools
4,635 Students
15% Minority
156 Schools
63,945 Students
36% Minority
7 Schools
2,710 Students
6% Minority
7 Schools
1,653 Students
14% Minority
32 Schools
13,110 Students
10% Minority
27 Schools
6,081 Students
13% Minority
29 Schools
5,744 Students
7% Minority
17 Schools
5,362 Students
6% Minority
23 Schools
4,032 Students
6% Minority
107 Schools
40,579 Students
43% Minority
32 Schools
8,689 Students
12% Minority
11 Schools
3,387 Students
9% Minority
4 Schools
1,258 Students
8% Minority
21 Schools
6,879 Students
20% Minority
74 Schools
23,372 Students
23% Minority
103 Schools
35,450 Students
38% Minority
9 Schools
1,897 Students
6% Minority
247 Schools
105,090 Students
42% Minority
2 Schools
68 Students
4% Minority
3 Schools
535 Students
44% Minority
32 Schools
12,482 Students
11% Minority
7 Schools
1,990 Students
23% Minority
50 Schools
15,254 Students
19% Minority
46 Schools
26,705 Students
7% Minority
3 Schools
651 Students
16% Minority
9 Schools
1,253 Students
42% Minority
259 Schools
125,340 Students
31% Minority
13 Schools
5,697 Students
24% Minority
25 Schools
8,230 Students
12% Minority
17 Schools
4,077 Students
17% Minority
20 Schools
6,326 Students
12% Minority
19 Schools
4,190 Students
16% Minority
27 Schools
11,842 Students
11% Minority
6 Schools
2,229 Students
9% Minority
54 Schools
22,103 Students
12% Minority
38 Schools
9,945 Students
10% Minority
4 Schools
830 Students
7% Minority
74 Schools
27,505 Students
32% Minority
27 Schools
7,489 Students
15% Minority
376 Schools
183,043 Students
39% Minority
13 Schools
3,171 Students
42% Minority
6 Schools
2,535 Students
4% Minority
3 Schools
544 Students
6% Minority
16 Schools
4,114 Students
7% Minority
3 Schools
830 Students
4% Minority
9 Schools
3,716 Students
7% Minority
100 Schools
45,602 Students
27% Minority
9 Schools
1,413 Students
6% Minority
14 Schools
2,906 Students
6% Minority
81 Schools
27,122 Students
43% Minority
23 Schools
6,249 Students
8% Minority
4 Schools
801 Students
23% Minority
31 Schools
11,367 Students
7% Minority
56 Schools
23,985 Students
14% Minority
39 Schools
10,714 Students
23% Minority
32 Schools
8,132 Students
9% Minority
47 Schools
14,620 Students
29% Minority
110 Schools
46,037 Students
39% Minority
585 Schools
274,282 Students
56% Minority
18 Schools
5,768 Students
11% Minority
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