Petoskey High School is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in Petoskey, MI. It has 965 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.
Petoskey 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.13 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.13 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
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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.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.20 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.20 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.20 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.23 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.23 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.23 responses
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Petoskey High School Reviews
Petoskey High School has an outstanding list of AP courses to enroll in, especially compared to schools in the surrounding areas. There are really good teachers and there are also ones that are subpar. PHS is structured in a way that makes motivated students self-sufficient. The facilities, including Northmen Stadium, are top-notch. There is a large student section at every football and basketball game and a huge community turnout. The band program is very highly regarded, winning every trophy at the competitions they go to. Over one-third of the student body is in band, which is something very unique.
Something that is truly incredible about Petoskey High School is their band program. It was one of the groups I felt like was a family to me. The program is not only successful, but different walks of life go through it. I had the privilege to be a drum major as a senior for the band, and it was one of the best experiences. One thing that I would like to see change is just the bullying that happens. There is bullying at any school you go to, but it is an important issue to keep working on! Overall, I was happy with my experience at Petoskey High School.
The facilities are of very high quality, like the brand new stadium constructed on campus, that offers a vast amount of activities for students like football, soccer, and lacrosse. There are many different AP classes offered mostly for upper class men, but the lack of focus on computers and new technology may be a disappointment for some. The food is rather unappealing for the most part, the ethnic diversity is not high, and, if you attend PHS, you will certainly have teachers that care about your education, but you will also have those who are less attentive.