Now that school is back in session, has released its annual rankings of schools for 2020.  Once again, Forest Hills Public Schools have taken the top spots, followed by East Grand Rapids Public Schools.  Here's the list of the top 10:

  1. Northern High School (Forest Hills Public Schools)
  2. Central High School (Forest Hills Public Schools)
  3. East Grand Rapids High School (East Grand Rapids Public Schools)
  4. West Michigan Aviation Academy (N/A)
  5. Black River Public Middle/High School (Black River Public School)
  6. West Ottawa High School (West Ottawa Public School District)
  7. City Middle/High School (Grand Rapids Public Schools)
  8. North Muskegon High School (North Muskegon Public Schools)
  9. Grandville High School (Grandville Public Schools)
  10. East Kentwood High School (Kentwood Public Schools)

The rankings were determined by " analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings."  You can read more about their methodology here.

You can check out the entire list of high schools in the Grand Rapids Area here.  You can also find the best private schools, districts, teachers, and more at

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