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School is still starting up for the 2021-22 academic year, but the staff at Niche has already released its list of the best public high schools in Michigan for 2022.

Niche’s annual list of School Rankings for 2022 ranks the finest schools in every U.S. state. For the ranking, Niche looked at factors such as state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality and public school district ratings, among others.

In Michigan, the No. 1 high school is International Academy (Oakland Schools), followed by Troy High School, Novi High School, Northville High School and Washtenaw International High School (Ypsilanti). For public schools, Niche counted traditional, as well as charter and magnet schools in their list. For private high schools, the best schools in Michigan included Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills), Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills) and Greenhills (Ann Arbor).

Here are the top 25 ranked public high schools in Michigan, according to Niche:

1. International Academy (Oakland Schools)
2. Troy High School
3. Novi High School
4. Northville High School
5. Washtenaw International High School (Ypsilanti)
6. Pioneer High School (Ann Arbor)
7. Huron High School (Ann Arbor)
8. International Academy of Macomb (Chippewa Valley)
9. Okemos High School
10. Rochester Adams High School
11. Skyline High School (Ann Arbor)
12. Northern High School (Forest Hills Public Schools)
13. Community High School (Ann Arbor)
14. Saline High School
15. Grosse Pointe South High School
16. Wylie E. Groves High School (Birmingham)
17. Bloomfield Hills High School
18. Ernest W. Seaholm High School (Birmingham)
19. Athens High School (Troy)
20. East Grand Rapids High School
21. West Michigan Aviation Academy (Grand Rapids)
22. Stoney Creek High School (Rochester)
23. Central High School (Forest Hills Public Schools)
24. East Lansing High School
25. City Middle/High School (Grand Rapids)

View the full list here.

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Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!