Top 5 Best Kalkaska County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 1,897 students in Kalkaska County, MI. Kalkaska County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Kalkaska County, MI are Birch Street Elementary School, Kalkaska Alternative Program and Kalkaska High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kalkaska County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Kalkaska County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Best Kalkaska County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Birch Street Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
309 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-8629
Grades: PK-3
| 373 students
Rank: #22.
Kalkaska Alternative Program
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
109 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-5140
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
Rank: #33.
Kalkaska High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
109 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-9167
Grades: 9-12
| 453 students
Rank: #44.
Cherry Street Intermediate School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 S Cherry Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-9146
Grades: 4-5
| 202 students
Rank: #55.
Forest Area Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7661 Shippy Rd Sw
Fife Lake, MI 49633
(231) 369-2884
Grades: 4-8
| 178 students
Rank: #66.
Kalkaska Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 West Kalkaska Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-4040
Grades: 6-8
| 335 students
Rank: #77.
Forest Area High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7661 Shippy Rd Sw
Fife Lake, MI 49633
(231) 369-2884
Grades: 9-12
| 185 students
Rank: #88.
Crawford School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5521 M 72 Ne
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-2934
Grades: K-8
| 44 students
Rank: #99.
Rapid City Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5258 River Road
Rapid City, MI 49676
(231) 331-6121
Grades: PK-5
| 92 students
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Kalkaska County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5210 Boardman Rd Sw
Fife Lake, MI 49633
(231) 369-2841
Grades: PK-1
| n/a students

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