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**State Rankings Filled by National Heritage Academies Middle Schools**

Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ – The U.S. News and World Report rankings have been released, revealing that 12 of the top 50 middle schools in Michigan are partner-schools of National Heritage Academies (NHA). Moreover, NHA’s schools in Detroit were recognized among the top six open-enrollment middle schools in the area.

“That’s a strong indication of the quality of education provided at NHA charter schools,” stated Dan Quisenberry, President of the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (MAPSA). “A significant portion of the top 50 middle schools are NHA-affiliated, representing schools across the state. This is highly significant.”

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Here are some examples of how these NHA schools are positively impacting students in Michigan and beyond:

  • Students and families at [School Name] have established a [specific initiative] under the guidance of a principal who initially served as a parent and volunteer before assuming a leadership role.

  • Community involvement is a core value at [School Name], where students have assisted local families in need through [specific activity].

  • At [School Name], students engage in [unique activity], transforming a typically solitary game into a social experience.

  • A dedicated [role] at [School Name] has devoted her career to working into her 80s.

  • Each year at [School Name], students eagerly anticipate [specific event], enhancing their understanding of various economic principles.

  • NHA schools have received numerous accolades, with five being designated as National Blue Ribbon Schools. Among the recent recipients is [School Name], recognized as an Exemplary High Performing School for its exceptional academic performance.

  • Another notable achievement for NHA this year is [specific honor] received by [School Name], acknowledging its potential for educational recovery.

  • [School Name] commemorated a significant milestone by celebrating its [specific anniversary] earlier in the academic year.

  • Enhancing school safety, [School Name] collaborated with the Grand Rapids Police Department to enhance safety protocols.

  • Quick-thinking skills were demonstrated by a third-grader at [School Name], who was commended for her swift response during a safety incident.

  • Moral Focus virtues are integrated into the curriculum at [School Name], fostering character development among students.

  • The dedicated [role] at [School Name] enriches the lunchtime experience by incorporating themed celebrations.

  • The [specific group] at [School Name] received recognition for their futuristic urban design concepts.

  • Scholars at [School Name] enjoyed a virtual museum experience without leaving the school premises.

  • The library technology specialist at [School Name] manages a YouTube channel featuring original content with a substantial subscriber base.

About National Heritage Academies:

National Heritage Academies is a network of 101 tuition-free, public charter schools operating in nine states, catering to over 68,000 students from kindergarten to 12th grade. For additional details, visit NHA’s website. Locate the nearest charter school using the NHA school finder tool.

Achieve Charter Academy in Canton was recognized as one of the top middle schools in the state according to the U.S. News and World Report rankings.

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