Top 10 Best Ionia Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 2,835 students in Ionia, MI (there are 3 private schools, serving 131 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Ionia, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Ionia, MI are Coon School, North Levalley Elementary School and Haynor School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ionia, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Ionia have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Ionia, MI (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Coon School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6679 South State Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-4900
Grades: K-6
| 9 students
Rank: #22.
North Levalley Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2120 North State Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-4900
Grades: K-5
| 15 students
Rank: #33.
Haynor School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1779 Haynor Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-4900
Grades: K-5
| 20 students
Rank: #44.
Freedom Acres School
Special Education School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2191 Harwood Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-2921
Grades: PK-12
| 127 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Aa Rather School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
380 East Tuttle Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-1720
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Ionia High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
250 East Tuttle Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 836 students
Rank: #77.
Ionia Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
438 Union St
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-0040
Grades: 6-8
| 665 students
Rank: #88.
Rb Boyce Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3550 North State Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-0571
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Emerson School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
645 Hackett St
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-8018
Grades: PK-5
| 165 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Jefferson School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
420 North Jefferson St
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-2740
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #1111.
Douglas R Welch High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
250 E Tuttle Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-3530
Grades: 6-12
| 82 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility
Alternative School
1727 West Bluewater Hwy
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-2510
Grades: 9-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
Handlon Correctional Facility
Alternative School
1728 West Bluewater Hwy
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ionia County Career Center
Vocational School
250 E Tuttle Road
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 489-2152
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Ionia Maximum Correctional Facility
Alternative School
1576 West Bluewater Hwy
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-6331
Grades: 9-12
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
Michigan Reformatory
Alternative School
1342 W Main St
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 4 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ionia, Michigan

Ionia, Michigan Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1755 Harwood Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-6320
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
830 Harrison St.
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-3530
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
250 East Tuttle Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-6540
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
201 East Main St
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-0542
Grades: Inquire with school
| 4 students
2191 Harwood Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-4900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
777 West Riverside Dr
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-0110
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
322 W Main St
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 232-3322
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Ionia, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Ionia, MI include Coon School, North Levalley Elementary School and Haynor School.
How many public schools are located in Ionia, MI?
16 public schools are located in Ionia, MI.
What percentage of students in Ionia, MI go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Ionia, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Ionia, MI?
Ionia, MI public schools minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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