Top 10 Best Allegan County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 50 public schools serving 16,509 students in Allegan County, MI (there are 7 private schools, serving 500 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Allegan County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Allegan County, MI are Dorr School, Douglas Elementary School and Hamilton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Allegan County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Allegan County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Allegan County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dorr School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4159 18th St
Dorr, MI 49323
(616) 681-9637
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
Rank: #22.
Douglas Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
261 Randolph St
Douglas, MI 49406
(269) 857-2139
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #33.
Hamilton Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3472 Lincoln Rd
Hamilton, MI 49419
(269) 751-5413
Grades: PK-4
| 358 students
Rank: #44.
Sycamore Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2163 142nd Ave
Dorr, MI 49323
(616) 681-9189
Grades: PK-5
| 235 students
Rank: #55.
Saugatuck Middle School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
401 Elizabeth St
Saugatuck, MI 49453
(269) 857-2133
Grades: 6-8
| 196 students
Rank: #66.
Gilkey Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
707 South Woodhams St
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-2424
Grades: PK-5
| 360 students
Rank: #77.
Pine Street Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 Pine St
Wayland, MI 49348
(269) 792-1127
Grades: 4-5
| 415 students
Rank: #88.
Saugatuck High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
401 Elizabeth St
Saugatuck, MI 49453
(269) 857-2133
Grades: 9-12
| 289 students
Rank: #99.
Hopkins Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 S Clark St
Hopkins, MI 49328
(269) 793-7286
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1010.
Bentheim Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4057 38th St
Hamilton, MI 49419
(269) 751-5335
Grades: PK-4
| 219 students
Rank: #1111.
Washington Street Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
538 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Dix Street Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
503 Dix St
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-7703
Grades: PK-5
| 306 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Plainwell High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
684 Starr Rd
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-9554
Grades: 9-12
| 766 students
Rank: #1414.
Hamilton High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4911 136th Ave
Hamilton, MI 49419
(269) 751-5185
Grades: 9-12
| 741 students
Rank: #1515.
Otsego High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-7403
Grades: 9-12
| 741 students
Rank: #1616.
Hamilton Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4845 136th Ave
Hamilton, MI 49419
(269) 751-4436
Grades: K-12
| 731 students
Rank: #1717.
Pearl Alternativeadult Education School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4 Memorial Dr
Fennville, MI 49408
(269) 722-3580
Grades: 9-12
| 39 students
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Allegan Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 5th St
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-5433
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Career Connections Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
870 East Superior Street
Wayland, MI 49348
(269) 792-2254
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Glenn Public School
Magnet School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1394 Adams St
Glenn, MI 49416
(269) 227-3411
Grades: K-6
| 37 students
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Otsego West Campus High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
570 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-7403
Grades: 6-12
| 35 students
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Outlook Academy
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2879 116th Ave
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 512-7880
Grades: 6-12
| 30 students
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Renaissance High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
798 E Bridge St, Ste A
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-1573
Grades: 9-12
| 75 students
Rank: #2424.
Wayland High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
870 East Superior St
Wayland, MI 49348
(269) 792-2254
Grades: 9-12
| 826 students
Rank: #2525.
Outlook Youth Home Campus
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2243 33rd St
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 512-7880
Grades: 5-12
| 10 students
Rank: #2626.
Otsego Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
540 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 524 students
Rank: #2727.
Wayland Union Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
701 Wildcat Dr
Wayland, MI 49348
(269) 792-2306
Grades: 5-8
| 650 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Rj Steeby School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
435 East Superior St
Wayland, MI 49348
(269) 792-2281
Grades: 2-3
| 241 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
West Ward Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
630 Vernon St
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-7000
Grades: K-5
| 235 students
Rank: #3030.
Dawson Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
125 Elm St
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-6925
Grades: K-5
| 292 students
Rank: #3131.
Hopkins High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
333 S Clark St
Hopkins, MI 49328
(269) 793-7616
Grades: 9-12
| 518 students
Rank: #3232.
Plainwell Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
720 Brigham St
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-5813
Grades: 6-8
| 603 students
Rank: #3333.
Hamilton Flex
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4815 136th Ave
Hamilton, MI 49419
(269) 751-5148
Grades: K-12
| 483 students
Rank: #3434.
Le White Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3300 115th Ave
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-2241
Grades: 6-8
| 466 students
Rank: #3535.
North Ward Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
440 River St
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-6003
Grades: PK-K
| 36 students
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Allegan County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
310 Thomas St
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-2161
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2879 116th Ave
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-3121
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2243 33rd St
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-2161
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
P.o. Box 3
Fennville, MI 49408
(616) 561-7236
Grades: 3-5
| 362 students
2891 116th Avenue
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-3121
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
550 Fifth Street
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-5379
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
2611 56th Street
Fennville, MI 49408
(269) 561-2191
Grades: K-8
| 106 students
3400 Second Street
Wayland, MI 49348
(517) 325-6348
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Hillside East (Closed 2014)
Special Education School
400 Clark St
Hopkins, MI 49328
(369) 673-2161
Grades: K-12
| 20 students
485 18th St
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 694-7960
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5678 143rd Ave
Hamilton, MI 49419
(269) 751-5148
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
11611 Pine Lake Rd
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 664-4461
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1148 First Street
Moline, MI 49335
(616) 877-4603
Grades: 3-4
| 170 students
1148 144th Avenue
Shelbyville, MI 49344
(269) 792-2181
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4 Memorial Drive
Fennville, MI 49408
(269) 561-7331
Grades: 12
| 66 students
4911 136th Ave
Hamilton, MI 49419
(269) 751-5185
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
101 1/2 S. Main Street
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-2095
Grades: Inquire with school
| 7 students
623 N 10th Street
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 512-7700
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
118 West Superior St
Wayland, MI 49348
(269) 673-2167
Grades: Inquire with school
| 6 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Allegan County, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Allegan County, MI include Dorr School, Douglas Elementary School and Hamilton Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Allegan County, MI?
50 public schools are located in Allegan County, MI.
What percentage of students in Allegan County, MI go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Allegan County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Allegan County, MI?
Allegan County, MI public schools minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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