Grand Haven High School is a highly rated, public school located in Grand Haven, MI. It has 1,895 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading.
Grand Haven High School Rankings
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- B+266 Students
- A241 Students
- A+165 Students
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- B116 Students
- C+89 Students
- A-79 Students
- B77 Students
- B-73 Students
- C+52 Students
Living in the Area
- Cost of LivingB+
- Good for FamiliesA+
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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.27 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.27 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.36 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.36 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.36 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.45 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.45 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.45 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.52 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.52 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.52 responses
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Grand Haven High School Reviews
I graduated in 2018 and I think GHAPS is an amazing district. GHHS’ teachers are all very equipped with preparing students for college. I understand that Grand Haven is not a racially diverse town, so the school is not in correspondence to that. As a POC, I sometimes found it difficult to connect well to my peers. But I did feel very welcomed by the teachers who loved to have cultural conversations. Additionally, I did not participate in sports, but the games were always amazing. Our athletes are trained well here, and GHHS offers a large variety of sports. But, I was a student interested in the arts and music. So I do feel partial to say that I wish that those areas of the school were more appreciated. Also, clubs were fun at GHHS. Students could join clubs that teachers led, or could form their own! I think the latter is an especially neat feature of this school as students know themselves the best, and is definitely a beneficial way for students to gain leadership experience.
My schooling experience has been very good through out the Grand Haven involvement. They care about the students and want them to succeed and be able to provide for them the means to reach those goals. Something however I noticed, and only in the high school years, is that the college preparation is slightly lacking. They do a good job giving students resources to discover career ideas and prepare for the standardized tests, but there seems to be a hole in the actual choosing of a university. There was a huge awakening my senior year when I needed to apply for colleges, because while I was learning about my personality and how to improve my SAT, I never was told how early I truly needed to start my application process and scholarship findings.
I enjoyed my time at Grand Haven High School but there are many things that the school could improve on. For on Grand Haven isn't a very diverse community so in the schools I didn't see many colored kids like myself. The school could really improve on informing kids about bullying and they need to teach faculty to actually listen to students and help them out when they come to them with a problem. During my high school years there and even hearing stories from my two younger siblings who go there now, something needs to change because even though the school may put on many events that promote the awareness of bullying they don't see to do much when it actually happens in their school.