— Brother Rice has been recognized as a high-performing, exemplary National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Department of Education.
— Brother Rice is ranked as the #1 Catholic High School in Michigan, and the #1 All-Boys School in Michigan.*
— Brother Rice delivers a comprehensive, challenging, and accredited college prep curriculum. 19.3% of the 2019 graduates received ACT composite scores of 30 or above. The Brother Rice 2019 ACT average composite score exceeds the National composite score (all 50 states) by 4 percentage points.
— Our students are academically motivated, 99% of our graduating class are accepted to four-year colleges.
— Our graduates currently attend Ivy League schools, the U.S. Military Academies, Catholic Universities, and other top schools around the nation.
— Students pray twice a day with the entire student body, and at the beginning of each class period.
— The RICE Pillars – Respect, Integrity, Character and Excellence are a daily part of a Brother Rice education!
— The Band of Brothers system emphasizes the formation of the entire person and demonstrates positive measurable results in many areas, including grades, discipline, and Christian service.
— 74% of our faculty have Master’s Degrees or higher.
— Designated College Counselor to assist students in the college application process.
— Annual National Merit Scholarship recognition.
— 95% of students are “college/career ready” based on ACT data.
— Four 2021/2022 Academic All-State Teams: Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, and Hockey.
— Robust Advanced Placement (AP) programs.
— National Latin Exam Award winners.
— National Spanish Exam Award winners.
— Mech Warriors Robotics team competes at the state level annually, in 2022, they also qualified for the World Championships.
— The Marian Rice Grand Chorus received a one-rating (Excellent) at the Michigan School Vocal Music Association Choral Festivals at both the District and State level.
— Debate & Model United Nations (MUN) Teams compete on a national level. The Debate team has won 14 State Championships.
— Faculty-led experiential learning trips allow students to learn beyond the classroom. In 2022 students explored Sustainable Living in Germany and Switzerland, and a language education and cultural immersion in Spain.
— Annual mission trip to Peru.
— Kairos Retreats are recognized as the most impactful faith experience for juniors and seniors.
— Christ Child Volunteer Program.
— Over 12,000 student service hours completed annually.
— Warriors for Life participate in the National March for Life.
— Rice for Life students participate in Relay for Life.
— Twenty-four diverse extracurricular activities.
— Twelve alumni serving in church ministries.
— 78 MHSAA State Championships
— 183 Catholic League Championships
* 2021 and 2022 Best Catholic High Schools in Michigan, by Niche. Niche combines rigorous analysis with authentic reviews to rank the best schools.
MISSION STATEMENT: Brother Rice High School is a Catholic College Preparatory School for young men. Inspired by the Essential Elements of a Christian Brother Education, the school fosters the spiritual, intellectual, cultural and physical development of its students. The Brother Rice community promotes excellence through an environment conducive to lifelong personal growth, responsible moral choices and critical thinking.