Top 10 School Lists

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy's new "Context and Peformance" Report Card factors student poverty levels into standardized test scores for over 2,000 public elementary and middle schools in Michigan and ranks the schools accordingly.

Below are lists of some of the top-performing schools on the report card, sorted by locale. To view the report card and explore the complete, searchable database, visit

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In 2012, the Mackinac Center published the "Michigan Public High School Report Card, which grades the over 500 high schools in Michigan based on test scores and student poverty levels.

Below are lists of some of the top-performing high schools, sorted by school type and locale. View the full report card and searchable database here.