Top 10 Best Emmet County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 4,142 students in Emmet County, MI (there are 2 private schools, serving 287 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Emmet County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%). Emmet County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Emmet County, MI are Lincoln School, Sheridan School and Harbor Springs High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Emmet County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Emmet County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Emmet County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
616 Connable Ave
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-2120
Grades: K-5
| 231 students
Rank: #22.
Sheridan School
Magnet School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1415 Howard St
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-2140
Grades: K-5
| 271 students
Rank: #33.
Harbor Springs High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 N Spring St
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 526-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 243 students
Rank: #44.
Petoskey Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 Northmen Dr
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-2150
Grades: 6-8
| 582 students
Rank: #55.
Ottawa Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
871 Kalamazoo Ave
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-2130
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #66.
Petoskey High School
Magnet School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1500 Hill St
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-2160
Grades: 9-12
| 959 students
Rank: #77.
Central Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
410 State St
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-2110
Grades: K-5
| 259 students
Rank: #88.
Harbor Springs Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 South State Rd
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 526-4700
Grades: 5-8
| 243 students
Rank: #99.
Petoskey Montessori Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1560 East Mitchell Rd
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-2190
Grades: PK-5
| 37 students
Rank: #1010.
Pellston Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
114 Zipf St
Pellston, MI 49769
(231) 539-8421
Grades: PK-5
| 202 students
Rank: #1111.
Shay Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
175 East Lake St
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 526-4500
Grades: 2-4
| 139 students
Rank: #1212.
Concord Petoskey
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2468 Atkins Rd
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 439-6800
Grades: K-12
| 156 students
Rank: #1313.
Alanson Public School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7400 North St
Alanson, MI 49706
(231) 548-2261
Grades: PK-12
| 232 students
Rank: #1414.
Pellston Middlehigh School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
172 Park St
Pellston, MI 49769
(231) 539-8801
Grades: 6-12
| 238 students
Rank: n/an/a
421 East Lake St
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 526-4600
Grades: PK-1
| 96 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Emmet County, MI

Emmet County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2230 E. Mitchell Rd.
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-1600
Grades: K-6
| 128 students
7400 North St
Alanson, MI 49706
(231) 548-2261
Grades: PK-12
| 432 students
172 N. Park Street
Pellston, MI 49769
(231) 539-8801
Grades: 6-8
| 185 students
Taylor School (Closed 2010)
Special Education School
1515 Cemetery Rd
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 439-6937
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Emmet County, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Emmet County, MI include Lincoln School, Sheridan School and Harbor Springs High School. Emmet County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
How many public schools are located in Emmet County, MI?
15 public schools are located in Emmet County, MI.
What percentage of students in Emmet County, MI go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Emmet County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Emmet County, MI?
Emmet County, MI public schools minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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