|This year the Arbor Preparatory High School in Ypsilanti, Michigan was ranked in the Top Ten Michigan Schools, as well as #538 nationally on the U.S. News' annual ranking of the best high schools. View full list here.
Bay Mills Community College Charter Schools Office authorized Arbor Preparatory High School, mainly known as Arbor Prep in the year 2011. This is the first year that Arbor Prep has made the Top Ten Michigan Schools list.
The U.S. news, with the help of social service research firm RTI, reviewed about 20,000 high schools to come up with their national and state rankings. The top ranking schools have students performing better than statistically expected on their state exams. The school's black, Hispanic and low-income students perform better than similar students statewide. The schools also have high graduation rates and a high rate of participation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses.
Twenty AP Courses
Arbor Prep offers 20 AP Courses, and the class of 2015 was 100% College Accepted. Their mission is to prepare each student for college success and their vision is to educate, support, and guide students through a few of the most exciting and impressionable years of their lives. The school's end objective is three-fold: high school graduation, college acceptance, and enthusiastic students, thoughtfully prepared for vocational success in their communities and their world. Arbor Prep expects a lot from the students and their parents. The school's enthusiastic staff, teachers, and administrators present challenging curriculum that encourages students to achieve a high level of excellence. This correlates directly to college entrance. They also focus on moral character, believing that character development is vital to growth and success.