KENTWOOD, Mich.—A charter school in Kentwood is the top West Michigan school on U.S. News & World Report’s latest list of Best High Schools.
The publication recently released its list of the top 500 schools nationally. The rankings are based on the student to teacher ratio, AP course involvement and math and reading proficiency scores. The School for the Talented and Gifted in Dallas, TX took the top spot.
In Michigan, 60 schools made the cut, with International Academy in Bloomfield Hills taking the top spot. Excel Charter Academy-Grand River Prep School in Kentwood ranked second among Michigan schools. City Middle/High School and Black River Public School were the only other West Michigan schools to crack the top ten.
The list of local schools includes: