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E L K R A P I D S A R E A C H A M B E R O F C O M M E R C E
Offering a World of Opportunities and
the Benefits of a Small School
Elk Rapids Schools enhance the quality of life in northern Michigan through
a tradition of excellence delivered in a personalized, caring way that only a
small school can.
Our elementary schools are "Reward Schools," ranked in the top 5% in
the state. Our students consistently score above the state average and lead
our region on standardized tests, as well as MME/ACT scores. Elk Rapids has
graduated several National Merit Scholar Finalists in the last few years.
Our student-centered approach prepares students to lead in the 21st
century global economy. Students at all grade levels are provided 1-to-1
iPad technology and foreign language opportunities. Cherryland Middle
School is the only school in northern Michigan to become an International
Baccalaureate World School. The Honors Academy at Elk Rapids High School
provides academic rigor, project-based learning, and a high school diploma
of distinction. Our students can also take college credit classes on-campus
and through dual enrollment at Northwestern Michigan College, hands-on
classes at the Career Tech Center, and over thirty on-line courses.
Elk Rapids boasts over thirty athletic teams, award winning visual
and performing arts programs, an award winning debate team, and other
after-school clubs and opportunities. We emphasize partnering with the
community through programs like Pennies for Peace, local food pantries,
Earth Day, and Rotary Clubs. Through academics and extra-curricular
activities, Elk Rapids Schools strive to meet the needs and interests of every
student and are committed to continuously improving as educational leaders.
Many of us visit northern Michigan for the summer. Come check us out
and see why this is a great place to stay year-round and a great place to
raise a family! www.ERSchools.com
Points of Pride
With about 100 students per grade, each is given
personal attention to reach his/her goals
One-to-one iPad technology integrated in classrooms
for
students at all grade levels
State and regional leader in MME/ACT scores and
college preparedness
First and only school in northern Michigan to be an International
Baccalaureate World School for the Middle Years Program
Over $1 million in scholarships offered to our graduating class
Foreign language offerings from elementary through high school
Direct college credit offered onsite through Baker College, dual enrollment
opportunities at , the Career Tech Center; over thirty online classes available
Elk Rapids High School Choirs have qualified for State Choral Festival
and/or State Solo/Ensemble for eight out of the last nine years
Elk Rapids High School Bands have received First Division ratings seven of
the last eight years and qualified for the State Band Festival again this year
Graduated over seven National Merit Scholars, Finalists and Semi-Finalists
in the last few years
Focus on partnering with our community through Pennies for Peace,
local Food Pantries, Earth Day, Rotary Clubs, etc.
Early Childhood Programs from Birth to age 5
On-site before and afterschool programming
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