Top 10 Best Wayne County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 572 public schools serving 260,721 students in Wayne County, MI (there are 136 private schools, serving 22,675 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Wayne County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Wayne County, MI are Gallimore Elementary School, Webster Elementary School and Dearborn Stem Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wayne County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Wayne County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Wayne County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gallimore Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8375 North Sheldon Rd
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 416-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 329 students
Rank: #22.
Webster Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
32401 Pembroke St
Livonia, MI 48152
(734) 774-2795
Grades: 1-6
| 271 students
Rank: #33.
Dearborn Stem Middle School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
22586 Ann Arbor Trl
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(313) 827-1904
Grades: 6-8
| 162 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Crestwood Accelerated Program
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7500 North Vernon St
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(313) 278-0425
Grades: K-4
| 39 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
The Lincoln Center
Special Education School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
891 Goddard
Wyandotte, MI 48192
(734) 759-5900
Grades: PK-12
| 141 students
Rank: #66.
Amerman Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
847 North Center St
Northville, MI 48167
(248) 465-2100
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Lewis Maire Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
740 Cadieux Rd
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
(313) 432-4300
Grades: K-4
| 228 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Moraine Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
46811 8 Mile Rd
Northville, MI 48167
(248) 465-2150
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #99.
Grosse Pointe South High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11 Grosse Pointe Blvd
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
(313) 432-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,305 students
Rank: #1010.
Northville High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
45700 6 Mile Rd
Northville, MI 48168
(248) 344-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,459 students
Rank: #1111.
East Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1042 South Mill St
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 416-4950
Grades: 6-8
| 665 students
Rank: #1212.
Canton High School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8415 North Canton Center Rd
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 416-2850
Grades: 6-12
| 1,957 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
George Defer Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15425 Kercheval Ave
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
(313) 432-4000
Grades: K-4
| 455 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Hoover Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15900 Levan Rd
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 744-2730
Grades: K-4
| 507 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Ridge Wood Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
49775 6 Mile Rd
Northville, MI 48168
(248) 465-2200
Grades: K-5
| 428 students
Rank: #1616.
Plymouth Scholars Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
48484 N Territorial Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 459-6149
Grades: K-8
| 779 students
Rank: #1717.
Salem High School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
46181 Joy Rd
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 416-2800
Grades: 6-12
| 1,941 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Coolidge Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
30500 Curtis Rd
Livonia, MI 48152
(734) 744-2705
Grades: K-4
| 507 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Smith Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1298 Mckinley St
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 416-4860
Grades: K-5
| 339 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Winchester Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16141 Winchester Dr
Northville, MI 48168
(248) 465-2400
Grades: K-5
| 465 students
Rank: #2121.
Meads Mill Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16700 Franklin Rd
Northville, MI 48168
(248) 344-3700
Grades: 6-8
| 682 students
Rank: #2222.
Plymouth High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8400 North Beck Rd
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 582-5500
Grades: 6-12
| 1,976 students
Rank: #2323.
Achieve Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3250 Denton Rd
Canton, MI 48188
(734) 397-0960
Grades: K-8
| 778 students
Rank: #2424.
Bird Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
220 North Sheldon Rd
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 416-3100
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #2525.
Henry Ford Early College
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 317-1584
Grades: 9-12
| 225 students
Rank: #2626.
Hillside Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
775 North Center St
Northville, MI 48167
(248) 344-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,033 students
Rank: #2727.
Brownell Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
260 Chalfonte Ave
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
(313) 432-3900
Grades: 5-8
| 593 students
Rank: #2828.
Tonda Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
46501 Warren Rd
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 416-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 503 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Dodson Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
205 North Beck Rd
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 981-8003
Grades: K-5
| 455 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Isbister Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9300 North Canton Center Rd
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 416-6050
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
Rank: #3131.
West Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
44401 West Ann Arbor Trl
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 416-7550
Grades: 6-8
| 633 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Grosse Ile High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7800 Grays Dr
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
(734) 362-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 562 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Richard Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
176 Mckinley Ave
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
(313) 432-4900
Grades: K-4
| 256 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Farrand Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
41400 Greenbriar Ln
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 582-6900
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Ivywood Classical Academy
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14356 Genoa Ct
Plymouth, MI 48170
(248) 207-1757
Grades: K-7
| 500 students
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Wayne County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
29193 Beech St
Inkster, MI 48141
(734) 326-8519
Grades: 9
| 196 students
17101 Hubbell St
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 494-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 104 students
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 866-9200
Grades: 9-11
| 206 students
16418 West Mcnichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 272-5473
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
28500 Avondale St
Inkster, MI 48141
(734) 641-1312
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
3056 Hanley St
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 347-0026
Grades: K-8
| 235 students
14213 Whitcomb St
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 272-8333
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
14213 Whitcomb Avenue
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 272-8333
Grades: 4-5
| n/a students
5680 Konkel St
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 596-7640
Grades: PK-8
| 860 students
300 South Henry Ruff Rd
Westland, MI 48186
(734) 722-1465
Grades: K-8
| 341 students
Ace Academy (Sda) - Calumet Center (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
Charter School
330 Glendale St
Highland Park, MI 48203
(313) 868-8368
Grades: 6-12
| 55 students
13330 E Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 852-7500
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
330 Glendale
Highland Park, MI 48203
(313) 868-8368
Grades: 4-12
| 136 students
28201 Lyndon Street
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 744-2685
Grades: K-6
| 350 students
22586 Ann Arbor Trl
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(313) 827-1915
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
19499 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
(313) 625-4700
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
21511 W. Mcnichols
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 494-2357
Grades: 2-12
| 21 students
20119 Wisconsin St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 345-6050
Grades: 6-12
| 114 students
Allen Academy (Closed 2021)
Magnet School
Charter School
8666 Quincy St
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 898-6444
Grades: PK-12
| 898 students
14595 Heyden
Detroit, MI 48223
(313) 541-1436
Grades: K-9
| 673 students
11100 North Haggerty Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 582-6801
Grades: PK
| n/a students
11100 North Haggerty Rd
Plymouth, MI 48170
(734) 416-3050
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
27100 Bennett
Redford, MI 48240
(313) 242-6001
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8100 West Davison
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 646-9053
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
8858 Petoskey Avenue
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 596-4900
Grades: PK-2
| 69 students
10215 King Richard
Detroit, MI 48224
Grades: K-8
| 379 students
2200 Ewald Circle
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 866-0605
Grades: PK-6
| 169 students
4900 E. Hilldale Street
Detroit, MI 48234
(313) 866-7770
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
4209 Seneca Street
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 866-2300
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
Barnard Center (Closed 2010)
Special Education School
900 Cook Road
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
(313) 432-5100
Grades: 1-12
| 27 students
20090 Morningside Dr
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
(313) 432-3800
Grades: PK
| n/a students
7650 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 873-1288
Grades: 9-12
| 56 students
28865 Carlysle St
Inkster, MI 48141
(734) 467-5697
Grades: 3-5
| 453 students
1021 Clairpointe
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 821-0491
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
840 Waterman St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3183
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Wayne County, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Wayne County, MI include Gallimore Elementary School, Webster Elementary School and Dearborn Stem Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Wayne County, MI?
572 public schools are located in Wayne County, MI.
What percentage of students in Wayne County, MI go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Wayne County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Wayne County, MI?
Wayne County, MI public schools minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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