Our Mission

Huron Valley Schools... inspiring and building futures, one student at a time.

Our Schools / Our Students

There are nine elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools and one alternative high school in the District. We are also host to the International Academy West campus located at Lakeland High School. In addition to the regular program, Huron Valley Schools offers educational alternatives and supplemental programs for special needs students.

Sixty percent of our teachers hold advanced degrees. All HVS teachers are highly qualified.

Milford and Lakeland High Schools were recognized by Newsweek as being in the top 2000 High Schools in the nation. The International Academy (IA) is now an official International Baccalaureate IB Middle Years Program (MYP) school making the IA one of the only all IB High Schools in the state of Michigan. The IA is the number one High School in the State of Michigan according to Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report.

Approximately 88% of our graduates pursue a higher education. Our music programs, robotics teams, sports teams and extra curricular teams consistently receive state and national recognition.

Recreation & Community Education

Huron Valley Schools offers numerous programs through our Recreation & Community Education Department.  The following programs are offered to both children and adults:

  • Community Education
  • Early Childhood Programs
  • Adult High School
  • Fitness/Recreation
  • School Age Care
  • Day Care
  • Pools & Fitness Centers
  • K-12 Enrichment

District Size

The Huron Valley District covers 107 square miles encompassing the townships of Commerce, Highland, Milford, White Lake and the Village of Milford. The District ranks 6th out of 28 Oakland Districts in the number of students it serves. We employ approximately 600 teachers and more than 1,400 staff.

Accreditation Status

The Huron Valley Schools is part of the Michigan Accreditation Program.  All elementary schools are summary accredited.  Both Milford and Lakeland High Schools are fully accredited by the North Central Association, as well as Muir, Oak Valley and White Lake Middle Schools.

Code of Conduct

Huron Valley Schools believes that students have the right to pursue their education and develop their potential in a positive learning environment. The effective school setting is the result of strong leadership, high expectations, and a clear definition of purpose understood and supported by students, staff, parents* and the community. The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to define those behaviors necessary for a productive learning environment. The Code explains the rights and responsibilities of students. It defines offenses and standardizes disciplinary procedures for students who violate the Code. The provisions in the Code apply to all students in Huron Valley elementary and secondary schools.

Huron Valley Schools Strategic Plan

Designing a blueprint for success is the impetus behind the Huron Valley Schools Strategic Plan. We recently completed phase II, a 5-year plan and are embarking on Phase III. The Strategic Planning Team, comprised of community members, Board of Education members, Huron Valley staff and parents, recently met to develop a belief statements, a mission statement, objectives and strategies to provide a purpose, focus and direction for Huron Valley Schools.

Non Discrimination

Huron Valley Schools complies with all Federal laws and U.S. Department of Education requirements prohibiting discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status or disability.

Huron Valley Pools & Fitness Centers

HVP&F is open to members and public. See all that we have to offer at both Lakeland and Milford. Pools, water slides, fitness centers, and more. Visit the External LinkHuron Valley Recreation website for more information.