The Detroit News is reporting three Michigan high schools were ranked in the top 100 nationwide by U.S. News and World Report in it’s 2018 edition of best high schools. The International Academy of Macomb was ranked the top magnet school in the nation. Magnet high schools are public high schools that typically attract the most talented students in the region using an application process that usually involves test scores and grade point averages, according to U.S. News. The International Academy of Macomb ranked 7th. The International Academy in Bloomfield ranked 30th and Washtenaw International High School in Ypsilanti, ranked 41st.
Michigan had 860 eligible high schools in the rankings, which evaluate more than 20,500 public high schools nationwide, to identify schools that best serve all their students- including historically undeserved populations and assess the degree in which students are prepared for college -level coursework