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My Town: Ten local schools among most challenging in the state

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Grand Rapids is home to one of the most challenging high schools in the Midwest, according to the Washington Post.

City High Middle School ranked fourth on the publication’s list of Michigan schools and is among the top two percent of high schools in the country.  The Washington Post based its rankings on the number college-level tests administered at the school in a single academic year, divided by the number of graduates that year.  City High Middle School has been consistently ranked among the top high schools in America.

The West Michigan schools that made this year’s list include:

  • Grand River Prep (#3)
  • City High Middle (#4)
  • Black River (#5)
  • East Grand Rapids (#11)
  • Lowell (#16)
  • Kalamazoo Central (#17)
  • Portage Northern (#18)
  • Portage Central (#20)
  • West Catholic (#26)
  • Mona Shores (#28)

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