New study ranks the best high schools in Michigan

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DETROIT - Some of the best high schools in Michigan could be in your backyard.

US News & World Report released their annual rankings of the best public schools in the country. 

The rankings are determined by student performance, demographics, graduation rates and college readiness.

Here are the top 40 Michigan high schools, according to the rankings:

  1. Wellspring Preparatory High School - Grand Rapids
  2. Arbor Preparatory High School - Ypsilanti
  3. Black River Public School - Holland
  4. Rochester Adams High School - Rochester Hills
  5. Saline High School - Saline
  6. Troy High School - Troy
  7. Chelsea High School - Chelsea
  8. Pioneer High School - Ann Arbor
  9. East Grand Rapids High School - Grand Rapids
  10. Okemos High School - Okemos
  11. Athens High School - Troy
  12. Novi High School - Novi
  13. Grosse Pointe South - Grosse Pointe Farms
  14. Walled Lake Northern - Commerce Township
  15. Skyline - Ann Arbor
  16. Wylie E. Groves - Beverly Hills
  17. West MI Academy of Environmental Science - Grand Rapids
  18. East Lansing High School - East Lansing
  19. Brighton High School - Brighton
  20. Peawamo-Westphalia High School - Westphalia
  21. Central High School - Grand Rapids
  22. South Lyon East High School - South Lyon
  23. Frankenmuth High School - Frankenmuth
  24. Northern High School - Grand Rapids
  25. Crestwood High School - Dearborn Heights
  26. Lakeshore High School - Stevensville
  27. Zeeland West High School - Zeeland
  28. Grosse Pointe North High School - Grosse Pointe Woods
  29. Huron High School - Ann Arbor
  30. Dexter High School - Dexter
  31. Marysville High School - Marysville
  32. Salem High School - Canton
  33. Canton High School - Canton
  34. Plymouth High School - Canton
  35. Spring Lake High School - Spring Lake
  36. Harbor Spring High School - Harbor Springs
  37. West Ottawa High School - Holland
  38. Houghton Central High School - Houghton
  39. Marquette Senior High School - Marquette
  40. Saugatuck High School - Saugatuck

The highest ranked Michigan school, Wellspring, ranked No. 211 nationally. See more of the list here.

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