Top Public Middle Schools in Michigan

Did your child's school make the list?

In the choices that come with raising a child, almost nothing is more important than education.

Whichever school a parent chooses can have a massive effect. School rankings provide an invaluable resource for parents – the lists give parents a glimpse into individual school’s strengths and weaknesses. Michigan families might be wondering how their schools stack up.

Niche, a data-analyzing website focused on schools, has graded some of the best public schools in Michigan. The results stem from U.S. Department of Education data, student and parent surveys, test scores and other categories. Discover which Michigan schools made the grade.

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Top 50 public middle schools in Michigan

  1. Chippewa Middle School, Okemos (A+)
  2. Smith Middle School, Troy (A+)
  3. Boulan Park Middle School, Troy (A+)
  4. Novi Middle School, Novi (A+)
  5. Larson Middle School, Troy (A+)
  6. Baker Middle School, Troy (A+)
  7. Eagle Crest Charter Academy, Holland (A+)
  8. Novi Meadows School, Novi (A+)
  9. Plymouth Scholars Charter Academy, Plymouth Township (A+)
  10. South Hills Middle School, Bloomfield Hills (A+)
  11. Cross Creek Charter Academy, Byron Center (A+)
  12. Clague Middle School, Ann Arbor (A+)
  13. Tappan Middle School, Ann Arbor (A+)
  14. South Arbor Charter Academy, Ypsilanti (A+)
  15. Meads Mill Middle School, Northville (A+)
  16. Ann Arbor STEAM at Northside, Ann Arbor (A+)
  17. Slauson Middle School, Ann Arbor (A+)
  18. Kinawa School, Okemos (A+)
  19. North Hills Middle School, Bloomfield Hills (A+)
  20. Achieve Charter Academy, Canton (A+)
  21. Hillside Middle School, Northville (A)
  22. Ann Arbor Open at Mack School, Ann Arbor (A)
  23. Honey Creek Community School, Ann Arbor (A)
  24. Excel Charter Academy, Grand Rapids (A)
  25. Forsythe Middle School, Ann Arbor (A)
  26. East Grand Rapids Middle School, East Grand Rapids (A)
  27. Northern Hills Middle School, Grand Rapids (A)
  28. Brownell Middle School, Grosse Pointe Farms (A)
  29. Eastern Middle School, Ada (A)
  30. Chandler Woods Charter Academy, Belmont (A)
  31. Central Woodlands School, Ada (A)
  32. East Middle School, Ada (A)
  33. Central Middle School, Ada (A)
  34. Birmingham Covington School, Bloomfield Hills (A)
  35. Pierce Middle School, Grosse Point Park (A)
  36. Vanguard Charter Academy, Wyoming (A)
  37. Portage West Middle School, Portage (A)
  38. Upton Middle School, St. Joseph (A)
  39. Walker Charter Academy, Walker (A)
  40. North Muskegon Middle School, North Muskegon (A)
  41. AuTrain-Onota Public School, Deerton (A)
  42. Derby Middle School, Birmingham (A)
  43. Spring Lake Middle School, Spring Lake (A)
  44. Spring Lake Intermediate School, Spring Lake (A)
  45. Northern Trails School, Grand Rapids (A)
  46. Hickory Woods Elementary School, Novi (A)
  47. New Buffalo Middle School, New Buffalo (A)
  48. Byron Center West Middle School, Byron Center (A)
  49. Farmington Steam Academy, Farmington Hills (A)
  50. Canton High School, Canton (A)

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Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist, copy editor and proud Detroiter. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.


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