Jr/Sr High School

710 N. Union St.
Ithaca, Michigan 48847
P: (989) 875-3373
F: (989) 875-2500

Mr. Jim Thompson
Junior-Senior High Principal
jmthomps@ithacaschools.net

Mr. Terry Hessbrook
Assistant Principal/A.D.
hessbroo@ithacaschools.net

21-22 School Start/End Time 

Full Day

  • Jr./Sr. High School students: 8:05 AM - 2:55 PM

Half Day

  • Jr./Sr. High School students: 8:05 AM - 11:20 AM

Quick Info

Ithaca Junior-Senior High School (IHS) is a high performing school which offers a wide variety of academic and extra-curricular activities.  Even longtime Ithaca residents, however, may not know that:

  • IHS was recognized by US News & World Report in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018 as one of the best high schools in the nation.

  • IHS offers a wide variety of courses for the gifted and talented:  AP Physics, AP Computer Science, AP U.S. History, AP World History, and AP English Literature.

  • Qualifying high school students can "dual enroll" at the various local colleges, receiving both high school and college credits.

  • Spanish I and II is offered each year for our high school students.

  • Students can take Advanced Placement (AP) courses and foreign language courses that are not currently offered at IHS on-line through Michigan Virtual High School.

  • IHS offers 50 online classes through Michigan Virtual that can be used for credit recovery and electives.

  • IHS offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities, including Model United Nations, Quiz Bowl, Writing Team, and Visual Arts.

  • IHS offers a full selection of art courses as well as Marching Band, Concert Band, Choir, and Jazz Band.

  • The Alma and Mt. Pleasant Career Technical Center offers a wide variety of classes to IHS students.  IHS offers transportation to both Alma and Mt. Pleasant.  CTE classes are scheduled for the afternoon only.

  • Ithaca Junior-Senior High School also offers a wide variety of athletic opportunities for both boys and girls.