Dexter High School Amphitheater
Dexter High School Gym
DHS students working with young writers
Dexter High School East Side view
DHS Seniors painted on the rock
DHS Students
DHS Students on a field trip
DHS Field Hockey Champions


Dexter High School is consistently ranked as one of the top comprehensive public high schools in the state of Michigan. Alma mater to numerous National Merit Scholars, Dexter offers a challenging curriculum which affords many educational options to students including the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme starting with the class of 2014, numerous Advanced Placement courses, and technical education programs available through the county-wide consortium. Our music programs garner top honors year after year, and we hold multiple state championships in a myriad of sports. Top that off with state and national awards for our journalism, debate, forensics, robotics, Quiz Bowl, and Ocean Bowl clubs, and it's easy to understand our Dreadnaught pride!   

Fast Facts

124 Courses Offered

103 DHS courses and 21 Consortium courses to choose from.

50+ Student Clubs

You name it, we got it – Drama, Robotics, Anime, Book Clubs, NHS, Gay-Straight Alliance, Newspaper, Ocean Bowl – there's something for everyone. 

43 Countries

Dexter is a popular destination for exchange students. Over the years, we have hosted students from over 43 different countries!