• There is a Financial Aid FAFSA Workshop being offered here at Ishpeming HS on Wednesday, January 24th at 6:30 in Rm 200.  Representatives from NMU’s Financial Aid office will be here to assist students and families in completing the FAFSA.  This is a great opportunity to have your questions answered regarding financial aid opportunities and […]

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  • FIRST SEMESTER 2017-2018   WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 DOORS OPEN AT 7:15 AM 7:35 – 9:05      ALL 1ST PERIOD EXAMS 9:15 – 10:45    ALL 3RD PERIOD EXAMS DOORS OPEN AT 11:50 AM 12:00 – 1:30    ALL 5TH PERIOD EXAMS THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018 DOORS OPEN AT 7:15 AM 7:35 – 9:05      ALL […]

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  • 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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  • Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser for Ishpeming Softball Ishpeming High School Gym Saturday, February 10, 2018 1:30 p.m. Sign-up and 2:00 p.m. start $30 per team Bring your own partner Cash Prizes 50/50 Raffle Cornhole Board Raffle If you have any questions, contact: Coach Ben McGuire at (810) 845-3658 bmcguire@ishpemingschools.com   Thank you for supporting the Ishpeming […]

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  • The Ishpeming Public School District is accepting new non-resident schools of choice applications for the second semester for grades Young 5’s through grade 12. Students enrolled under Section 105 of the State School Aide Act must be a resident of a district within the Marquette-Alger RESA boundaries. Applications are available from January 8, 2018, through […]

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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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