Anchor Bay High School is an above average, public school located in Ira, MI. It has 1,956 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 69% in reading.
Anchor Bay High School Rankings
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.14 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.14 responses
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.24 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.24 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.24 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.43 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.43 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.43 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.46 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.46 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.46 responses
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Anchor Bay High School Reviews
Throughout my high school experienced at Anchor Bay High School, I've had experiences that I will remember for a lifetime. This high school is very big in size, with about 2,000 students enrolled! Because of this, there is so much to do and get involved in. One of my personal favorite extracurricular activities I was involved in was Careers in Education. This course offers the opportunity for students to become a teacher cadet for their desired teacher within the Anchor Bay School district for the school year. I enjoyed this because it gave me a chance to revisit my two past schools, Anchor Bay Middle School South and Lottie M. Schmidt Elementary, and work for the two teachers who've I've really appreciated all these years. I was able to visit their classroom throughout the week and help the teacher and their students, which further helped me see the work of teachers and their dedication to doing what they do on a daily basis. I developed a great role of leadership and an unforgettable bond with the younger students from the two schools. if I had the chance, of course I would re-live my high school days over again. High school is definitely the four best years of your life.
Anchor Bay High School adequately prepares students for continuing education through college and does a nice job pushing students to move on with their education. With programs such as college night or their career fair, it is evident that the school tries its best to encourage students to take the right path.
I overall had a great experience. Really great teachers, good ways to get involved in sports, clubs, dances, pep assemblies, etc. The food isn't the greatest and seniors are no longer allowed to throw paper or decorate caps on the last day of school anymore, but overall the students enjoy a lot of freedom while still having a safe environment and not too many distractions from learning. The Honors Academy and Early College programs are really great for helping students get ahead of the game before going to college.