The U.S. News & World Report 2013 Best High School Rankings proves just that.
Out of the top 75 high schools in Michigan, this county had five schools listed. They are:
At No. 10 – Spring Lake High School
At No. 22 – Grand Haven High School
At No. 23 – Zeeland West High School
At No. 29 – West Ottawa High School
At No. 32 – Holland High School
The magazine ranks high schools nationally and by state based on student to teacher ratio, college readiness of students, and math and reading proficiency scores.
Spring Lake, at No. 10 in the state, is listed at No. 641 in the nation. Grand Haven, at No. 22 in the state, is listed at No. 897 in the nation.