Top 10 Best Muskegon County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 68 public schools serving 25,764 students in Muskegon County, MI (there are 9 private schools, serving 1,423 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Muskegon County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Muskegon County, MI are Wesley School, North Muskegon Middle School and North Muskegon High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Muskegon County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Muskegon County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Muskegon County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wesley School
Special Education School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
915 Wesley Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 773-9158
Grades: PK-12
| 115 students
Rank: #22.
North Muskegon Middle School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1507 Mills Ave
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 719-4110
Grades: 6-8
| 238 students
Rank: #33.
North Muskegon High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1507 Mills Ave
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 719-4113
Grades: 9-12
| 331 students
Rank: #44.
Whitehall Ealy Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
425 East Sophia St
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 893-1040
Grades: 3-5
| 409 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Fruitport Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3255 Pontaluna Rd
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 865-3101
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Orchard View Community Education
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
35 South Sheridan Dr
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 760-1350
Grades: 9-12
| 125 students
Rank: #77.
Muskegon Covenant Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
125 Catherine Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 720-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 153 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Beach Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2741 Heights Ravenna Rd
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 773-8996
Grades: PK-5
| 316 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Churchill Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
961 Porter Rd
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 798-1276
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Holton Virtual Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6500 4th St
Holton, MI 49425
(231) 821-1700
Grades: 6-12
| 26 students
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Muskegon County Juvenile Transition Center
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
205 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 767-7248
Grades: 5-12
| 14 students
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Oakridge Fusion
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5493 Hall Road
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 788-7319
Grades: 9-12
| 38 students
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
White Lake Area Community Education
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4600 Gibson Rd
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 893-0515
Grades: PK-12
| 93 students
Rank: #1414.
Mona Shores High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1121 Seminole Rd
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 780-4711
Grades: 9-12
| 1,297 students
Rank: #1515.
Whitehall Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 South Elizabeth St
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 893-1030
Grades: 6-8
| 433 students
Rank: #1616.
Shettler School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2187 Shettler Rd
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 737-7595
Grades: PK-5
| 310 students
Rank: #1717.
North Muskegon Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1600 Mills Ave
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 719-4201
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
Rank: #1818.
Whitehall Senior High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3100 White Lake Dr
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 893-1020
Grades: 9-12
| 660 students
Rank: #1919.
Reethspuffer Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1911 West Giles Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 744-4721
Grades: 7-8
| 566 students
Rank: #2020.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1807 West Giles Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 744-1693
Grades: PK-4
| 408 students
Rank: #2121.
Reethspuffer High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1545 N Roberts Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 744-1647
Grades: 9-12
| 1,166 students
Rank: #2222.
Oehrli Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4859 Knudsen St
Montague, MI 49437
(231) 894-9018
Grades: 1-5
| 478 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Lincoln Park Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2951 Leon St
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1257
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Montague High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4900 Stanton Blvd
Montague, MI 49437
(231) 894-2661
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Rank: #2525.
Twin Lake School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3175 5th St
Twin Lake, MI 49457
(231) 719-3190
Grades: PK-4
| 219 students
Rank: #2626.
Oakridge Lower Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
120 N Park
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 788-7608
Grades: PK-7
| 582 students
Rank: #2727.
Mona Shores Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Woodside Rd
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 759-8506
Grades: 6-8
| 893 students
Rank: #2828.
Nellie B Chisholm Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4700 Stanton Blvd
Montague, MI 49437
(231) 894-5617
Grades: 6-8
| 294 students
Rank: #2929.
Lakeshore Learning Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Wesley Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 773-0534
Grades: K-12
| 26 students
Rank: #3030.
Oakridge High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5493 Hall Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 788-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 553 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Muskegon Montessori For Environmental Change
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2950 Mccracken
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 766-7500
Grades: PK-8
| 171 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Ross Park Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
121 Randall Rd
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 798-1773
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #3333.
Fruitport Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3113 Pontaluna Rd
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 865-3128
Grades: 6-8
| 594 students
Rank: #3434.
Edgewood Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3255 Pontaluna Rd
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 865-3171
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #3535.
Fruitport High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
357 North 6th Ave
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 865-3101
Grades: 9-12
| 802 students
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Muskegon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
571 E. Apple Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 720-2100
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
1875 Waterworks Rd
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 720-2170
Grades: K-5
| 178 students
2312 Denmark St
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 720-2300
Grades: 6-8
| 571 students
160 E. Barney Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3350
Grades: K-6
| 168 students
1600 Mills Ave
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 719-4102
Grades: K-5
| 9 students
4600 N. Gibson Road
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 766-3001
Grades: 7-12
| 49 students
3113 Pontaluna Road
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 865-4102
Grades: PK
| n/a students
221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 767-7204
Grades: 11-12
| 99 students
3028 Howden St
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3221
Grades: 2-5
| 238 students
2301 6th St
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3400
Grades: K-5
| 218 students
3001 Jefferson Street
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3300
Grades: Inquire with school
| 12 students
1213 West Hackley Ave
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 720-2500
Grades: PK
| n/a students
1213 W. Hackley Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 720-2500
Grades: K-5
| 220 students
2389 E. Laketon Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 760-1900
Grades: 2-5
| 367 students
600 East Barney Ave
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3450
Grades: K-1
| 180 students
Maisd Early On Program (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
630 Harvey St
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 767-7250
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Marquette High School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
480 Bennett Street
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 720-2611
Grades: PK-5
| 83 students
600 East Barney
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3450
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
571 East Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 720-2530
Grades: 9-12
| 250 students
125 Catherine Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 720-2750
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
2885 Hyde Park Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 766-3443
Grades: PK
| n/a students
4859 Williams St
Montague, MI 49437
(231) 893-1515
Grades: PK
| n/a students
1830 White Lake Dr
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 766-3001
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
160 East Barney Ave
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3350
Grades: 8-12
| 76 students
55 East Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 830-3221
Grades: 6-8
| 205 students
550 West Grand Ave
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 720-2202
Grades: PK-K
| 17 students
550 West Grand Ave
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 720-2200
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
1161 West Southern Ave
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 720-2660
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
541 East Slocum St
Whitehall, MI 49461
(231) 719-4100
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1001 E. Wesley Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442
(616) 773-0534
Grades: K-12
| 25 students
1050 Carr Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 788-7608
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
35 South Sheridan Dr
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 760-1350
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1074 Shonat Street
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 760-1700
Grades: 2-5
| 468 students
1442 E. Broadway Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 720-2400
Grades: K-5
| 216 students
1545 Roberts Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 719-3143
Grades: K-12
| 29 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Muskegon County, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Muskegon County, MI include Wesley School, North Muskegon Middle School and North Muskegon High School.
How many public schools are located in Muskegon County, MI?
68 public schools are located in Muskegon County, MI.
What percentage of students in Muskegon County, MI go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Muskegon County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Muskegon County, MI?
Muskegon County, MI public schools minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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