I think when people move to Michigan one of the most important items on any mothers list is what are the schools like. Here is some general information about Oakland County MI. If you are relocating to Michigan and need an agent that can help you gather the information you need to make a sound decision email me at info@RussRavary.com or YesMyRealtor@gmail.com
Oakland County has some very high end cities and a city that will fit anybodies style and family life. Whether you want Oakland County water front property or a home in a subdivision Oakland Countyhas homes of every shape and size. Come explore Oakland County it’s a great place to live.
Oakland County Public Schools
♦ In 2005/2006, both Oakland County and Michigan public high schools averaged a 21.5 composite score on the American College Test (ACT), compared to the nation’s 21.1.
♦ There are 28 school districts in Oakland County that served 202,127 public school students in 2006. The five largest districts are: Walled Lake (15,578 students); Rochester (14,570 students); Farmington (12,091 students); Troy (11,934 students); and Waterford (11,316 students).
♦ The five school districts with the highest per pupil instructional spending in 2005 were:Southfield ($7,148); Birmingham ($7,028); Troy ($6,953); Bloomfield Hills ($6,907); and Oak Park ($6,829). The average per pupil instructional expenditure in Oakland County was $5,600.
♦ Local communities strongly support their public school districts: nine out of eleven millages presented throughout Oakland County in the 2006/2007 school year were passed by voters.
♦ Oakland County has 19 recognized public school academies. According to Newsweek, the International Academy in Bloomfield Hills was rated number seven in the nation of the top 100 U.S. high schools; nine other Oakland County public high schools from five different school districts were also listed as being in the top 5% of high schools in the country.
♦ All 28 public school districts in the county provide preschool programs including Head Start, Michigan School Readiness, Early Childhood Special Education, and tuition-funded preschool. All but one Oakland County school district provides child care or latchkey services.
My quote of the day is:
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life