In the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, Houghton-Portage Township Schools is one of the top high schools in the country, receiving a silver medal. Houghton High School was the top-ranked school in the Upper Peninsula, finishing 13th in the state and 572 in the country. Congratulations to our staff and students!
The Houghton-Portage Township School District's vision is to be one of the top five school districts in the state of Michigan for student performance.
Houghton-Portage Township School's mission is to provide an excellent education that prepares all students to become productive citizens and life long-learners.
Welcome to an exciting 2014-2015 school year. It is my privilege to serve the students and families of the Houghton-Portage School District.
Board of Education
Nels Christopherson, President
Brad Baltensperger, Vice Pres.
Dan Crane, Treasurer
Crystal Verran, Secretary
Susan Binkley, Trustee
Philip Foltz, Trustee
Bob Wheeler, Trustee
Doreen L. Klingbeil, Superintendent
Patrick Aldrich, H.S. Principal
Julie Filpus, M.S. Principal
Anders Hill, E.S. Principal
Randy Ricchi, Business Manager
Bruce Horsch, Athletics/Trans.