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For the 2021 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 11,233 students in Traverse City, MI. Traverse City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Traverse City, MI are Courtade Elementary School, Old Mission Peninsula School and Willow Hill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Traverse City, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Traverse City have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Traverse City, MI Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Courtade Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1111 Rasho Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 284 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Old Mission Peninsula School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2699 Island View Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-7420

    Grades: PK-5 | 152 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Willow Hill Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1250 Hill St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-8540

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Westwoods Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1500 Fisher Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-7970

    Grades: PK-6 | 432 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Eastern Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1600 Eastern Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-1660

    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Cherry Knoll Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1800 3 Mile Rd N
    Traverse City, MI 49696
    (231) 933-8940

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Tba Isd Traverse Heights Special Education School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5685

    Grades: PK-12 | 78 students
  • Rank: #88.
    East Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1776 3 Mile Rd N
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-7300

    Grades: 6-9 | 883 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Central Grade School Math: 47% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    301 West Seventh St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-5600

    Grades: PK-5 | 635 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Long Lake Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7600 N Long Lake Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49685
    (231) 933-7800

    Grades: PK-5 | 322 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Tcaps Montessori School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1009 South Oak St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-5608

    Grades: PK-6 | 327 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Traverse City High School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3962 3 Mile Rd N
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5860

    Grades: 6-12 | 206 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Silver Lake Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5858 Culver Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-5760

    Grades: PK-5 | 336 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    West Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3950 Silver Lake Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-8200

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,223 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Grand Traverse Academy Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1245 Hammond Rd E
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 995-0665

    Grades: K-12 | 1,100 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    The Greenspire School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1026 Red Drive
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 421-5905

    Grades: 6-8 | 126 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Tba Isd Oak Park Special Education Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 South Garfield Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5683

    Grades: PK | 87 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Blair Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1625 Sawyer Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49685
    (231) 933-5700

    Grades: PK-5 | 249 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Woodland School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7224 Supply Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 947-7474

    Grades: K-8 | 217 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Traverse Heights Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-6500

    Grades: PK-5 | 226 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    New Campus Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1100 Silver Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 922-6375

    Grades: 1-12 | 65 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Central High School Math: 3% | Reading: 2%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1150 Milliken Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-3500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,378 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    West Senior High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5376 North Long Lake Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-7500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,665 student
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Life Skills Center Special Education School
    880 Parsons Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 922-6357

    Grades: Inquire with school | 70 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Tba Career Technical Center Vocational School
    880 Parsons Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 922-6280

    Grades: 11-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Tba Se Early Childhood Special Education School
    1101 Red Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 922-6200

    Grades: PK | n/a student
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