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Ogemaw County features a wide range of high quality educational opportunities. Three K-12 public school systems in the county and one private K-8 system provide parents a choice. Nearby Kirtland Community College offers over 50 degree and certificate programs and six transfer degree programs and services 3,200 students annually. Baker College also offers several local degree programs. Specialized technical training is available through Kirtland’s M-TEC Center, and the C.O.O.R. Career Tech Center. Ogemaw County educational organizations work in partnership with area employers to provide worker education and training programs.

Kindergarden-8th St. Joseph School
Kindergarden-12th Grade Hale Area Schools
Kindergarden-12th Grade West Branch-Rose City Area Schools
Kindergarden-12th Grade Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools
Intermediate School District C.O.O.R. ISD
College/Vocational Training C.O.O.R. Career Tech Center
College/Vocational Training Kirtland Community College
College/Vocational Training Kirtland M-TEC Center

Kirtland Community College

Kirtland offers higher education in a student-focused environment, providing transfer and career technical programs; developmental studies; workforce development; personal enrichment and cultural opportunities. Kirtland focuses resources on serving the local area, while maintaining a welcoming climate for its neighbors in Northern Michigan.

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Ogemaw Heights High School

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