Best Public Schools in Farmington Hills, MI


The city of Farmington Hills, Michigan is home to 14 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 4 high schools, all part of the Farmington Public School District, except for Oakland Early College which is part of the West Bloomfield School District. The data reveals a diverse range of school performance, with standouts like Farmington STEAM Academy and Oakland Early College ranking among the top schools in the state, while others like Farmington Central High School struggle with low graduation rates and high dropout levels.

Farmington STEAM Academy and Oakland Early College stand out as the top performers, with Farmington STEAM ranking 125th out of 1,470 Michigan elementary schools and Oakland Early College ranking 27th out of 735 Michigan high schools. Both schools have impressive test scores, with 57-72% of Farmington STEAM students proficient in English Language Arts and 48-69% proficient in Math, and Oakland Early College students achieving 53-87.5% proficiency in SAT/Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math. In contrast, Farmington Central High School has a concerning 55.8% four-year graduation rate and a 12.7% dropout rate, well below the district and state averages.

The data also reveals a correlation between socioeconomic factors and school performance, with schools like Farmington Central High School, which has a 59.48% free/reduced lunch rate, struggling more than schools like Farmington STEAM Academy, which has a 14.57% free/reduced lunch rate. This highlights the significant impact of socioeconomic disparities on educational outcomes in the Farmington Hills area. Overall, the data paints a complex picture, with pockets of excellence alongside areas of significant need, underscoring the importance of addressing these disparities to ensure all students in Farmington Hills have access to a high-quality education.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Michigan Department of Education.

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