If you brag up your local schools it may be Ignorance or Denial.
Both can be corrected. Michigan’s top ranked secondary school (Wellspring Preparatory High School, Grand Rapids) is ranked 211th Nationally. Michigan’s second best (Arbor Preparatory High School, Ypsilanti) is rated 236th Nationally. Black River Public School (Holland) is 256th, Rochester Adams is 319th, Saline High School is #395, Troy High School # 397, Ann Arbor Pioneer # 556, East Grand Rapids # 558 (Fell from Michigan’s best to 9th). Michigan’s 10th best is Okemos High School, ranked # 578 Nationally, Troy Athens is # 579.
You can see more here: National Ratings
Michigan had 685 school districts supporting 1,097 high schools in the 2014-2015 academic year. 85 schools were listed among the 2600 receiving National ranking.
Students are assessed via mathematics and English proficiency tests. Michigan high school students must complete an online learning experience before graduating. In 11th grade, students take the SAT college entrance exam and the ACT WorkKeys assessment, according to the Michigan Department of Education.
Read more here: Michigan’s Rankings