Top 10 Best Antrim County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 2,743 students in Antrim County, MI (there are 1 private school, serving 31 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Antrim County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Antrim County, MI are Elk Rapids High School, Lakeland Elementary School and Cherryland Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Antrim County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Antrim County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Antrim County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Elk Rapids High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
308 Meguzee Pt
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
(231) 264-8108
Grades: 9-12
| 404 students
Rank: #22.
Lakeland Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
616 Buckley St
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
(231) 264-8289
Grades: PK-5
| 288 students
Rank: #33.
Cherryland Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
707 East 3rd St
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
(231) 264-8991
Grades: 6-8
| 258 students
Rank: #44.
Sunrise Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
97 Lake Street
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
(231) 264-8108
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
Rank: #55.
Ellsworth Community School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9467 Park St
Ellsworth, MI 49729
(231) 588-2544
Grades: PK-12
| 234 students
Rank: #66.
Bellaire Middlehigh School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
204 W Forrest Home Ave
Bellaire, MI 49615
(231) 533-8015
Grades: 6-12
| 172 students
Rank: #77.
Mancelona Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
112 St John St
Mancelona, MI 49659
(231) 587-9869
Grades: 5-8
| 246 students
Rank: #88.
Mancelona High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9300 Limits W
Mancelona, MI 49659
(231) 587-8551
Grades: 9-12
| 279 students
Rank: #99.
Central Lake Public Schools
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8169 W State St
Central Lake, MI 49622
(231) 544-3341
Grades: PK-12
| 258 students
Rank: #1010.
John R Rodger Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6535 John R Rodgers Rd
Bellaire, MI 49615
(231) 533-8916
Grades: K-5
| 127 students
Rank: #1111.
Mancelona Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
231 Limits W
Mancelona, MI 49659
(231) 587-8661
Grades: PK-4
| 303 students
Rank: #1212.
North Central Campus
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5055 Corey Rd
Mancelona, MI 49659
(231) 584-2080
Grades: K-12
| 154 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Antrim County, MI

Antrim County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
204 W. Forest Home Avenue
Bellaire, MI 49615
(231) 533-8015
Grades: 6-12
| 319 students
5858 Davis Street
Central Lake, MI 49622
(231) 544-5221
Grades: K-5
| 174 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Antrim County, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Antrim County, MI include Elk Rapids High School, Lakeland Elementary School and Cherryland Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Antrim County, MI?
12 public schools are located in Antrim County, MI.
What percentage of students in Antrim County, MI go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Antrim County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Antrim County, MI?
Antrim County, MI public schools minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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