• The Ishpeming Public School District Launches Strategic Planning Process The Board of Education and the Administration is launching a new initiative to guide the Ishpeming Public School District through a 3-5 year Strategic Plan.  The purpose of this initiative is to help us develop new goals and strategies for continuing to offer an excellent education […]

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  • Ishpeming Public Schools is proud to announce that we will be piloting a universal free breakfast program at Birchview Elementary and Ishpeming Middle School for the rest of the month of February.  February is wellness month and we want to encourage kids to start their day off right with a well-balanced breakfast.  This is a […]

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  • This is a reminder that every Monday will be a delayed start. Birchview Elementary students will start at 8:55 a.m. School Staff will be on hand to assist with students, if you need to drop your student off to make a work schedule. IMS/IHS students will start at 8:20 a.m. Buses will run 45 minutes […]

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  • ATTENTION! Student Exchange Info

  • **Attention!  Student Exchange Info** If you have the ability to spend time with a teenager over dinner, to help them build a better English vocabulary, to introduce them to your friends and family, and the patience to explain why Americans are diverse and what our freedom really means, then you may have what it takes […]

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A Second Century of Excellence

The Ishpeming Public School District is a small district located in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Our current student population grades K-12 is over 800.  The district consists of one elementary school, a middle school and a high school.  Our highly dedicated staff takes pride in offering a challenging curriculum in an environment conducive to learning.

The people of Ishpeming have always desired a quality education for their children.  In 1868, a year before Ishpeming was incorporated as a village, a charter to form a school district was granted.  This support for education in our community has continued into a second century of excellence.  The ongoing mission of our district is to prepare all students to be self-motivated, responsible, and productive citizens in a rapidly changing world.

Are you a prospective student or a parent of one? See what we have to offer!  To complete an application for non-resident student enrollment, also known as schools of choice, download and view application.








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