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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.

Since the district was established in 1857, we have provided the highest quality education in a most unique community. We have a rich heritage of demanding academics and enriching cultural programs. Houghton-Portage Township School District is located in Houghton, Michigan (population of Houghton County is 35,568). We are located within the area of Michigan Technological University and Finlandia University. We have approximately 1360 students K-12. Our district consists of an elementary building and a separate middle and high school building that are connected.