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2023 Best High Schools in the Detroit Area

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Greenhills School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    6-12,

    59 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter currently attends Greenhills and started as a freshman. The quality of the teaching is outstanding and the students are kind and welcoming. It’s a terrific school. It may be viewed as...I do wish they combined Health and Fresh in 9th grade. Fresh ended up being a study hall much of the time and to force the kids to spend two class periods on non-academic and non-art subjects isn’t...It is worth repeating: the teachers are fantastic. They are the reason Greenhills is so good..

    Read 59 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 677,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #1 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    International Academy

    Oakland Schools, MI,

    9-12,

    652 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The curriculum offers a worldly perspective that is often lost in American schools and that greatly enhances the education and prospectives of the students. The student body is drawn from several....

    Read 652 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,524,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 1524 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Troy High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Troy School District, MI,

    9-12,

    376 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Troy High School has a lot of different courses than most other High Schools I know of. The more diverse classes would be the courses in science/STEM. There are a lot of classes for students who are....

    Read 376 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,107,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    The Roeper School - Birmingham Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BIRMINGHAM, MI,

    6-12,

    48 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Roeper's claim that it is "more than a school" may sound like typical school propaganda, but it's largely true. While its programs in Music and Sports are mediocre (mostly due to the fact that there...The school has a social justice commitment that can at times seem a bit too much, but I ultimately really appreciate the school's bias towards fact over non-partisanship. Roeper has really shaped my....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 269,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #3 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Novi High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Novi Community School District, MI,

    PK, 9-12,

    498 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The community that I belong to is the student body of Novi High School (NHS.) I would define this community by the high standards that students are held to. NHS is the lone high school in Novi, the....

    Read 498 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,054,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  6. #4 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Washtenaw International High School

    Washtenaw Independent School District, MI,

    9-12,

    86 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Besides the fact that WIHI a FREE IB school, the diversity and inclusion it has is also one of the best aspects about being a student there. There are students from many different countries, ethnic....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 569,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #5 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Huron High School

    Ann Arbor Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

    332 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I had such an amazing time at Huron! What stood out to me most during my time at Huron is the teaching staff. My teachers at Huron were so caring and supportive. I will remember the lessons they taught me and the grace they showed me...As far as clubs and activities go, Huron is definitely comparable to other schools in the area. I didn't know anyone in school who wasn't somehow involved in athletics or other clubs. I personally....

    Read 332 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,617,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  8. #6 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Pioneer High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Ann Arbor Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

    355 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says What I like about Pioneer High School is the competitiveness of many students. Pioneer High School is filled with very smart students, which leads to a very competitive environment. Having a....

    Read 355 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,945,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  9. #6 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    University Liggett School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GROSSE POINTE WOODS, MI,

    PK, K-12,

    105 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says This is my second year in Liggett and I have had an amazing time. With all the great people I’ve met. The teachers are really nice. You will always find help when you need it. There are many....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 638,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  10. #8 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    International Academy of Macomb

    Chippewa Valley Schools, MI,

    9-12,

    158 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The International Academy of Macomb taught me many lessons that I will use throughout my life. The school itself has an atmosphere like none other as it feels like one big family. Due to the size of....

    Read 158 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 477,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 80 to 1,

  11. #9 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Rochester Adams High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Rochester Community School District, MI,

    9-12,

    299 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says WOW. I'm a sophomore currently attending and the experience is awesome. Amazing teachers and classmates, lots of diversity, they help to make sure you're succeeding, and if I could give a higher....

    Read 299 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,537,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  12. #10 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Skyline High School

    Ann Arbor Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

    335 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Skyline is a school with diverse opportunities for students and the administration prides themselves for that, however the administration is so far removed from the student body, they don't....

    Read 335 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,386,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  13. #7 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    PK, K-12,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says After a few months of online schooling and many tears, we were desperate to find an in-person alternative to the anxiety inducing situation we were in. Our 9 year old son and almost 5 year old....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 365,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  14. #11 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Bloomfield Hills High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Bloomfield Hills Schools, MI,

    9-12,

    103 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I like the diversity of Bloomfield Hills High School where I am exposed to various religious and cultural backgrounds. The learning environment is unique and resembles some college class settings....

    Read 103 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,709,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  15. #13 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Community High School

    Ann Arbor Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

    101 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love community so much. First of all, going to school right downtown Ann Arbor, and also having an open campus is such amazing experience, you can go out into the community for lunch, go to the....

    Read 101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 524,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  16. #8 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Brother Rice High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI,

    9-12,

    125 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent, the most important factor is your child feeling like he matters, their goals matter, and that teachers/counselors are invested in both. Brother Rice does this in spades. While things....

    Read 125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 518,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  17. #14 Best Public High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Grosse Pointe South High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Grosse Pointe Public School System, MI,

    9-12,

    287 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Grosse Pointe South is an excellent high school! My son started at South in 9th grade. He is currently a senior. The school offers challenging academics, and prepares all students for college. ....

    Read 287 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,393,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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