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2023 Best Public High Schools in the Grand Rapids Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Northern High School

    Forest Hills Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My time spent at Northern High School has overall been very good. The school is structured nicely, featuring newly renovated spaces with excellent resources for the innovative project based learning....

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,194,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    City Middle/High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Grand Rapids Public Schools, MI,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, I had a positive experience at City. I attended City from 7th through 12th grade, and will be graduating in just a week! City is certainly a very challenging learning environment. The....

    Read 249 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 924,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    West Michigan Aviation Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI,

    9-12,

    121 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at West Michigan Aviation Academy, as a senior, has been an amazing adventure throughout my high school career. I remember as a Freshman going into a new school not knowing anyone, WMAA....

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Black River Public School Middle/High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Black River Public School, MI,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I've attended Black River Public School for 13 years and have had an overall positive experience. Students benefit greatly from small class sizes and one on one communication with their teachers. The....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 520,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    West Ottawa High School Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    West Ottawa Public School District, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I really liked West Ottawa High School. I loved walking between buildings and the friends I made. There is a long list of classes available to take for each year. This is really nice, being able to....

    Read 358 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,166,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Grandville High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Grandville Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The majority of the teachers are nice and like to help students when it comes to achieving their goals in the classroom. The sports program is pretty competitive and has a variety of sports to choose....

    Read 367 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,772,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Byron Center High School

    Byron Center Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I do not have hardly any complaints about the school. They offer many different paths for those in math. There are probably 5 levels layered in which is good so that it accommodates all students.....

    Read 311 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,210,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Mona Shores High School

    Mona Shores Public School District, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with Mona Shores High School was overall a good one. The district has a lot to offer: sports, opportunities in the fine arts, and countless clubs that cover a variety of topics.....

    Read 288 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,281,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    East Kentwood High School

    Kentwood Public Schools, MI,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Okay imagine this: a high school setting. The hallways of the high school are bleak: one cannot tell the difference between a math classroom or an English classroom - both are stale, colorless, and...This is not East Kentwood.When you step into the halls of East Kentwood, you are immediately greeted with hundreds of flags from all over the world. There are students from . Heck, my class of around 600 had students from 37....

    Read 600 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,986,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  10. #16 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    North Muskegon High School

    North Muskegon Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I liked most things about North Muskegon, but my favorite thing about my experience there was their musical program. The music teachers are all dedicated to teaching their students to not just learn....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 338,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  11. #17 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Zeeland West High School

    Zeeland Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Zeeland West High School is centered in a caring community full of other teachers and students who seek to motivate each other to do better every day! I can't imagine attending any other high school;....

    Read 195 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,008,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  12. #18 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Hudsonville High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hudsonville Public School District, MI,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The staff were awesome this year! Always ready to help, and we’re prepared for whatever kids asked and threw at them! I built many relationships this year! Administration helped me feel successful....

    Read 347 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,487,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  13. #19 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Zeeland East High School

    Zeeland Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Zeeland East has a terrific performing arts program which is very important to me. It has one of the best dance programs in the state and the choir and band programs are very good. There are tech....

    Read 239 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 908,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  14. #22 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Northview High School

    Northview Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Northview is a good sized high school and community--big enough to provide ample class and activity opportunities, yet small enough to know most of your classmates and teachers. The community is....

    Read 210 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,089,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  15. #23 Best Public High Schools in Grand Rapids Area.

    Grand Haven High School

    Grand Haven Area Public Schools, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Grand Haven High School is a fairly large school located in West Michigan. People are friendly and teachers are fair. Although the winter can get long and cold, the school was recently improved their....

    Read 344 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,781,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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