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Steven McGhee

Superintendent Steven McGhee

As Superintendent, full implementation of our board's collective vision. Aligned to day to day decisions and operations about educational programs in support of educating students. Directing spending, staffing, facilities, and improving the trajectory of the district. In conjunction, hires, supervises, manages central staff, and builds instructional capacity with the Principal. “Educating tomorrow today, by planting the seeds of proper choice and success in the lives of children”

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The Mission of Harper Woods School District is to provide a nurturing educational experience with a challenging academic curriculum aligned to every classroom that will challenge and prepare students for career, college and entrepreneurship readiness.


Harper Woods School District is dedicated to providing a world class education through a collaborative effort with the Board of Education, School Staff, Students, Families and Community Members to:

  1. Ignite the potential in every student
  2. Inspire a passion for life-long learning
  3. Prepare students to compete in a global society
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Why Harper Woods Schools

Reasons why you should choose Harper Woods School District.

College and Career Path

All students must have a college/career plan before graduation. Annually, our students receive millions of dollars in academic scholarships. 

Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs

Marketing Sales & Services, Information Technology & Web Design, Radio & TV Broadcasting, Culinary Arts, Cyber Security, & more.


HWHS Athletic Department competes in the Oakland Activities Association (OAA).

Advanced Degree Program Dual Enrollment

For high school students, this typically means being enrolled simultaneously in their local high school and a nearby college institution.

Fine and Performing Arts

Fine and Performing Arts Programs include Theater Arts, Chorus, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, and more.