• Ishpeming High School is hosting the Girls District Basketball Tournament on Wednesday, February 28 and Friday, March 2.  The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, February 28 6:00 p.m. – Negaunee vs. Westwood 7:30 p.m. – Ishpeming vs. Gwinn Friday, March 2 7:00 p.m. – District Finals

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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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  • The high school boys basketball game at Westwood has been rescheduled for Monday, February 26. Game times are Freshmen at 4:30PM, JV at 6:00PM and varsity at 7:30PM.

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  • Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser for Ishpeming Softball Ishpeming High School Gym Saturday, February 17, 2018 10:30 a.m. Sign-up and 11:00 a.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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  • 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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