Elk Rapids High School 308 Meguzee Point Rd Elk Rapids, MI 49629 P: 231-264-8108 F: 231-264-0895

Principal:  Michael Travis
Secretaries:  Lacey Straight
Attendance: 231-264-8108 x3119

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student body cheering at football game
dance team
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Welcome toElk Rapids High School

The Elk Rapids High School teachers, administration and support staff, in partnership with students, parents and the community, shall provide world-class educational programs which enable all students to acquire knowledge, achieve self-fulfillment and excel in self-reliance, and become contributing members of the global society.

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National Rankings

  • According to the US News & World Report of America's best high schools, Elk Rapids High School is a silver medal school for being ranked 54th out of 950+ high schools within Michigan.  Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Elk Rapids High School is 41%. The total minority enrollment is 10%, and 23% of students are economically disadvantaged. 
  • According to the National Student Clearinghouse, Elk Rapids High School is ranked #10 in the state for the percentage of 2018 graduates (87%) enrolled in college.

State Ranking

Elk Rapids High School made the Top 60 List of high schools in the State of Michigan with the highest SAT scores.  Ranked #51 out of 950+ high schools.

 

Volume 85 - October 7th

First Day Fun! - September 3rd, 2019
The first day of school was a half day, but it was packed full of information and excitement. It began with a student-lead (Jon Clem 11th) assembly in the gymnasium and featured a standing ovation for the incoming freshmen class as well as a series of games.  This was followed by a guest speaker in the Peterman Auditorium.  The guest speaker, 2011 Alumni, Dan Berck shared how he struggled badly in the first two years of high school, but eventually found his group and his groove in serving as the reader for announcements, leader of the student fan club (Ozone) at athletic events, and ultimately a very skilled lead actor in the drama program.  Dan is now a licensed tug boat captain for the Beaver Island Boat Company.

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District Quick Facts

90% Student participation in extracurricular activities
#1 Rank in the region for percentage of graduates enrolled in a two or four-year college or university
1:1 Device iPads or Chromebooks for all students, K-12
99% Graduation Rate