2018 Best Charter High Schools in MichiganAbout this List

The 2018 Best Charter High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and charter school ratings. Read more on how this ranking was calculated.

  1. Henry Ford Academy

    • Public School
    • Dearborn, MI
    • 9-12
    • 207

    High School Senior: As a junior attending the Henry Ford Academy, I say my experience attending the school was fair. Fair because not everything was horrible or great. Freshman year, it was hard to learn the entire campus while learning names and trying to learn a new language at the same time. I feel like the first trimester was rushed. They did not put the pressure on us to have good grades. The teachers never communicated with the parents. They would send emails out about events but never give any important information.

    The parents were fustrated trying to pull information out of the teachers. The school also made email accounts for us before telling what it will be used for. Therefore, many people cannot see their account with their information on it. They made us make an MISTAR account as well. They did not expain why we needed any of the accounts.

    Sophmore year, the school moved us to another location! This time further down a road. Therefore, most of us struggled finding where the classrooms were. When school started, every student asked where to go. Most followed the crowd into the office. Things were less stressful. For lunch, everything was either burnt or tasted like plastic. No one ate lunch. Tasting the lunch was the worst experience I've gotten from the school.

    This year, being a junior is less stress. Now, I know the game. The teachers know and expect a lot from me. I fell in love with how bad they want people to pass. They care about everyones' future! They give so many options to boost grades up at the last minute. This was my experience at Henry Ford Academy.
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    • C+
      Overall Niche Grade
    • 507 Students
    • 19:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
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2018 Best Charter High Schools in Michigan