Top 10 Best Houghton County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 5,320 students in Houghton County, MI (there are 2 private schools, serving 52 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Houghton County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Houghton County, MI are Houghton Elementary School, Houghton Middle School and Houghton Central High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Houghton County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Houghton County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Houghton County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Houghton Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
203 West Jacker Ave
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-0456
Grades: K-5
| 621 students
Rank: #22.
Houghton Middle School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1603 Gundlach Rd
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-4871
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #33.
Houghton Central High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1603 Gundlach Rd
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 482-0450
Grades: 9-12
| 479 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Barkell Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1201 North Elevation St
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 487-9030
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Copper Island Academy
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
52125 Industrial Dr N
Calumet, MI 49913
(966) 370-1190
Grades: K-8
| 301 students
Rank: #66.
Copper Country Learning Center
Special Education School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
809 Hecla St
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-4250
Grades: PK-12
| 73 students
Rank: #77.
Eb Holman Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50870 Holman School Rd
Atlantic Mine, MI 49905
(906) 482-2797
Grades: K-8
| 164 students
Rank: #88.
Chshorizons School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 Stanton Ave
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-4611
Grades: 9-12
| 68 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Lake Lindenhubbell Schools
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 Calumet St
Lake Linden, MI 49945
(906) 296-6681
Grades: K-12
| 366 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
South Range Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2 Whealkate St
South Range, MI 49963
(906) 482-0599
Grades: K-6
| 193 students
Rank: #1111.
Elm River Township School
Magnet School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3999 Winona Rd
Toivola, MI 49965
(906) 288-3751
Grades: K-8
| 4 students
Rank: #1212.
Washington Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
57070 Mine St
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-0311
Grades: 6-8
| 280 students
Rank: #1313.
Jeffers High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
43084 Goodell St
Painesdale, MI 49955
(906) 482-0580
Grades: 7-12
| 265 students
Rank: #1414.
Dollar Baytamarack City Area K12 School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
48475 Maple St
Dollar Bay, MI 49922
(906) 482-5812
Grades: K-12
| 322 students
Rank: #1515.
Chassell K12 School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
41585 Us Highway 41
Chassell, MI 49916
(906) 483-2132
Grades: PK-12
| 203 students
Rank: #1616.
Hancock Middlehigh School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Campus Dr
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 483-2540
Grades: 6-12
| 375 students
Rank: #1717.
Calumet High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
57070 Mine St
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-0311
Grades: 9-12
| 491 students
Rank: #1818.
Clk Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
57070 Mine St
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-0311
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
Rank: n/an/a
Career And Technical Education
Vocational School
110 East Quincy St
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-4250
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Houghton County, MI

Houghton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
110 East Quincy St
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
57070 Mine St
Calumet, MI 49913
(906) 337-0311
Grades: 12
| 62 students
809 Hecla St
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-4250
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
501 Campus Drive
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 487-5923
Grades: 6-9
| 165 students
601 Front St
Lake Linden, MI 49945
(906) 296-6221
Grades: PK-6
| 244 students
48475 Maple Dr
Dollar Bay, MI 49922
(906) 482-5812
Grades: K-6
| 173 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Houghton County, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Houghton County, MI include Houghton Elementary School, Houghton Middle School and Houghton Central High School.
How many public schools are located in Houghton County, MI?
19 public schools are located in Houghton County, MI.
What percentage of students in Houghton County, MI go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Houghton County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Houghton County, MI?
Houghton County, MI public schools minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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