A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Skyline High School is an elite, public school located in Ann Arbor, MI. It has 1,467 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.
Address
2552 North Maple Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Telephone
(734) 994-6515

Skyline High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1290
154 responses
Average ACT
29
193 responses
AP Enrollment
35%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.22 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 90 responses
Report
  • Last week for seniors
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    18%
  • Prom
    13%
  • The school plays.
    11%
  • Football Games
    10%
  • The rival basketball games
    9%
  • Spirit Rallys
    8%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,467
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.27 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.2%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.41 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.41 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.41 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,828/ year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.40 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.40 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.40 responses
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Skyline is like many other places and things in life: exactly what you make it! SHS provides students with a variety of opportunities from an extensive list of athletic teams, extracurriculars, clubs, and groups. The school also has deep-rooted connections in the community and furthermore with the University of Michigan. I strongly urge students to take advantage of any and all opportunities they are presented with.
Teachers, however, are not all created equal at Skyline. Some are simply there to make it through the day and collect their paycheck. One of the products of the American public school system, I suppose. Others go above and beyond for their students and are truly there to prepare their students for college and beyond. It is important for student to establish relationships with these teachers. If I were to name a few, I would most definitely say Sra. Aretz, Ms. Whitehorn, Mrs. Ray and Mrs. Hetter.
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Although I wasn't their very long, everyone I met was very nice and relaxed.
I was apart of a program that introduced me to other students and they were all diverse. The hall monitors were very helpful and casual. The food was great also!
As far as school work goes, I was apart of two ap classes and I think you get what you put into it. If you work hard you're going to get great scores back.
! liked how new skyline was until I realized that we have no established, fun traditions for the students to enjoy. The administration has very tight restrictions that other AAPS do not have, and those schools proceed through time just fine. I want Skyline to become a more fun and welcoming environment over the years. With it being a new school, it has all access to become better than the ones that have been around for years!