50 Best Public Elementary Schools in Southeast Michigan

It’s a no brainer: Parents want the best education for their child, and in part, that means seeking a great school. With so many options available here in southeast Michigan, it’s understandably hard to decide which one your child will attend. If you’re planning on moving to a new town, you may be especially curious about the public school ratings in a particular area.

Searching for the best school districts in Michigan, or interested to learn where the top elementary schools in Michigan are located? According to the most recent Top to Bottom Rankings from the State of Michigan, based on student performance in core subjects, these elementary schools made the top 5 percent. There are plenty of other quality, high-performing schools ranking just outside of this top 5 percent range. Browse the Top to Bottom Rankings at MiSchoolData.org for a breakdown on even more schools – including local charter schools that made the list.

For each county, see which schools earned the highest grades. And, start looking at top-ranked middle and high schools in southeast Michigan!

Macomb County

Messmore Elementary School

  • Address: 8742 Dill Drive, Sterling Heights
  • Phone: 586-797-5600
  • Grades: K-6
  • District: Utica Community Schools
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Richard J. Duncan Elementary

  • Address: 14500 26 Mile Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-797-4600
  • Grades: K-6
  • District: Utica Community Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Oakland County

Baldwin Elementary School

  • Address: 4325 Bannister Blvd., Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-726-3200
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Rochester Community School District
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Barnard Elementary School

  • Address: 3601 Forge Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-4300
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Bemis Elementary School

  • Address: 3571 Northfield Parkway, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-4100
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 99 percentile

Beverly Elementary School

  • Address: 18305 Beverly Road, Beverly Hills
  • Phone: 248-203-3150
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Birmingham Public Schools
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Birmingham Covington School

  • Address: 1525 Covington Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-203-4444
  • Grades: 3-8
  • District: Birmingham Public Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Brewster Elementary School

  • Address: 1535 Brewster Road, Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-726-3300
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Rochester Community School District
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Burton Elementary School

  • Address: 26315 Scotia Road, Huntington Woods
  • Phone: 248-837-8600
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Berkley School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Carpenter Year-Round Elementary School

  • Address: 2290 Flintridge St., Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-391-3500
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Lake Orion Community Schools
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Commerce Elementary School

  • Address: 520 Farr St., Commerce Charter Township
  • Phone: 248-956-3900
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Delta Kelly Elementary School

  • Address: 3880 Adams Road, Oakland Township
  • Phone: 248-726-3500
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Rochester Community School District
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Hamilton Elementary School

  • Address: 5625 Northfield Parkway, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-4400
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Hill Elementary School

  • Address: 4600 Forsyth Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-3500
  • Grades K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Hugger Elementary School

  • Address: 5050 Sheldon Road, Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-726-3800
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Rochester Community School District
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Leonard Elementary School

  • Address: 4401 Tallman Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-3300
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Musson Elementary School

  • Address: 3500 Dutton Road, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-726-4200
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Rochester Community School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

North Hill Elementary School

  • Address: 1385 Mahaffy Ave., Rochester
  • Phone: 248-726-4300
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Rochester Community School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Novi Woods Elementary Schools

  • Address: 25195 Taft Road, Novi
  • Phone: 248-449-1230
  • Grades: K-4
  • District: Novi Community School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Orion Oaks Elementary School

  • Address: 1255 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-393-0010
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Lake Orion Community Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Paint Creek Elementary School

  • Address: 2800 Indianwood Road, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-814-1724
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Lake Orion Community Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Sayre Elementary School

  • Address: 23000 Valerie St., South Lyon
  • Phone: 248-573-8500
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: South Lyon Community Schools
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Schroeder Elementary School

  • Address: 3541 Jack Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-3600
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 99 percentile

Stadium Drive Elementary School of the Arts

  • Address: 244 Stadium Drive, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-693-5475
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Lake Orion Community Schools
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

University Hills Elementary School

  • Address: 600 Croydon Road, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-726-4400
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Rochester Community School District
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Wass Elementary School

  • Address: 2340 Willard Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-3900
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Wattles Elementary School

  • Address: 3555 Ellenboro Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-823-3400
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Troy School District
  • Ranking: 99 percentile

Way Elementary School

  • Address: 765 W. Long Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-341-7800
  • Grades: K-4
  • District: Bloomfield Hills Schools
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Webber Elementary School

  • Address: 3191 W. Clarkston Road, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-391-0400
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Lake Orion Community Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

William A. Brummer Elementary School

  • Address: 9919 N. Rushton Road, South Lyon
  • Phone: 248-573-8520
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: South Lyon Community Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Washtenaw County

Ann Arbor Open at Mack School

  • Address: 920 Miller Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-994-1910
  • Grades: K-8
  • District: Ann Arbor Public Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Angell Elementary School

  • Address: 1608 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-994-1907
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Ann Arbor Public Schools
  • Ranking: 99 percentile

Bach Elementary School

  • Address: 600 W. Jefferson St., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-994-1949
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Ann Arbor Public Schools
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Martin Luther King Elementary School

  • Address: 3800 Waldenwood Drive, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-994-1940
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Ann Arbor Public Schools
  • Ranking: 99 percentile

Uriah H. Lawton School

  • Address: 2250 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-994-1946
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Ann Arbor Public Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Wines Elementary School

  • Address: 1701 Newport Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-994-1973
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Ann Arbor Public Schools
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Wayne County

Amerman Elementary School

  • Address: 847 N. Center St., Northville
  • Phone: 248-465-2100
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Northville Public Schools
  • Ranking: 96 percentile

Crestwood Accelerated Program at Hillcrest Elementary School

  • Address: 7500 N. Vernon St., Dearborn Heights
  • Phone: 313-278-0425
  • Grades: 2-4
  • District: Crestwood School District
  • Ranking: 99 percentile

Dodson Elementary School

  • Address: 205 Beck Road, Canton
  • Phone: 734-981-8003
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Howard Elementary School

  • Address: 1611 N. York St., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-827-6350
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Dearborn City School District
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

John Monteith Elementary School

  • Address: 1275 Cook Road, Grosse Pointe Woods
  • Phone: 313-432-4500
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Grosse Pointe Public Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Kerby Elementary School

  • Address: 285 Kerby Road, Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Phone: 313-432-4200
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Grosse Pointe Public Schools
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

Lewis Maire Elementary School

  • Address: 740 Cadieux Road, Grosse Pointe
  • Phone: 313-432-4300
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Grosse Pointe Public Schools
  • Ranking: 99 Percentile

Moraine Elementary School

  • Address: 46811 Eight Mile Road, Northville
  • Phone: 248-344-8473
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Northville Public Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Parke Lane Elementary School

  • Address: 21610 Park Lane, Grosse Ile Township
  • Phone: 734-362-2600
  • Grades: K-2
  • District: Grosse Ile Township Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Père Gabriel Richard Elementary School

  • Address: 176 McKinley Ave., Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Phone: 313-432-4900
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Grosse Pointe Public Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Stevens T. Mason Elementary School

  • Address: 1640 Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods
  • Phone: 313-432-4400
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Grosse Pointe Public Schools
  • Ranking: 97 percentile

Thornton Creek Elementary School

  • Address: 46180 W. Nine Mile Road, Novi
  • Phone: 248-344-8475
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Northville Public Schools
  • Ranking: 95 percentile

Webster Elementary School

  • Address: 32401 Pembroke St., Livonia
  • Phone: 734-744-2795
  • Grades: 1-6
  • District: Livonia Public School District
  • Ranking: 99 percentile

Winchester Elementary School

  • Address: 16141 Winchester Drive, Northville
  • Phone: 248-344-8415
  • Grades: K-5
  • District: Northville Public Schools
  • Ranking: 98 percentile

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