Alpena High School in Alpena, MI - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,311
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    224 3.4
  • Ranking

Alpena High School is a public school in Alpena, Michigan. It has 1,311 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 40% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 224 reviews written and they have been mixed.

3303 South Third Ave
Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 358-5200

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 224 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: Students are involved in many school activities. Peer pressure is sometimes an issue and it is not always good peer pressure, unfortunately.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Academics: The teachers are all exceptionally caring for their students and are always there to help them. The scheduling process I found was stressful and confusing, but my coucellor helped me get through it. The workload for all my classes are tolerable.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I feel safe and comfortable at my school.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Academics: this is the best you couldn't ask for i don't know any place better
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: they are fun for those who participate in the activities

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.00 Thunder Bay Junior High School Public
2.33 Ella M. White School Public
ACES Academy Public, Alternative
2.00 Bingham Arts Academy Public, Charter
Immanuel Lutheran School Private, Religious
2.00 Besser Elementary School Public
Pied Piper School Public
Alpena Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School Private, Religious
All Saints Catholic School Private, Religious
2.00 Lincoln Community School Public
2.00 Hinks Elementary School Public
2.00 Wilson Community School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Ogemaw Heights High School 61 mi. 745
2.33 Gaylord High School 59 mi. 925
2.66 Petoskey High School 75 mi. 970
2.33 John Glenn High School 102 mi. 860
2.66 Bay City Central High School 103 mi. 1,301

Around Alpena High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Alpena High School United States Bay City Central High School Gaylord High School John Glenn High School Ogemaw Heights High School Petoskey High School
White 95.0% 51.0% 78.0% 95.0% 92.0% 95.0% 87.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 5.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 4.0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Hispanic 0% 25.0% 11.0% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%
African American 0% 15.0% 5.0% 0% 2.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.9%
Grade 10 27.3%
Grade 11 21.4%
Grade 12 21.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 74% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 25% Surrounding area water, hunting etc
  • 24% School Spirit
  • 20% Location
  • 16% Staff
  • 8% Certian staff
  • 6% Many opportunities for students
  • 2% Talent of students in the music programs

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 39% Required classes are taught to the lowest level
  • 22% Teachers Need to understand other school options
  • 22% Information is not transferred easily
  • 11% Food
  • 6% Too much favoritism

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 67% They have CTE programs Career technical Education
  • 33% CTE Programs

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 86% As easy or as hard as you choose to make it
  • 14% Diverse educational opportunies

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 44% Try to make connections with teachers and students
  • 38% Get Involved
  • 12% Don't worry about the size of the building
  • 6% Get involved with clubs and connect with teachers

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 63% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 21% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 5% I hate everything about this school.