Michigan Merit Curriculum resources



Michigan Department of Education High School Graduation Requirements Resources Page

This site offers information about the Michigan Merit Curriculum and links to many other support resources. 


Michigan Merit Curriculum High School Requirements Overview

This document outlines the credit requirements for the Michigan Merit Curriculum.


NEW! Michigan's High School Graduation Requirement Parent Guide  

This helpful brochure is published by Michigan Department of Education. 



Preparing for the Michigan Merit Exam



MME Persuasive Writing Rubric

Learn the expectations for writing a quality persuasive writing response 



WorkKeys Math Practice Test

Another site to learn about the WorkKeys Math test and practice your skills.


WorkKeys Reading for Information Website with Practice Test

Another site to learn about the WorkKeys Reading test and practice your skills.


WorkKeys Location Information Website with Practice Test

A site to learn about the WorkKeys Locating Information test and practice your skills.


Your Guide to the ACT

This booklet, which is provided free of charge, is intended to help you do your best on the ACT®
college readiness assessment. Included in this booklet are complete practice tests—“retired” ACT questions that were administered to students on a national test date, including a writing prompt—a sample answer document, answer keys, and self-scoring instructions



Superintendent Flanagan's tips for success

School Bus


Michigan's state superintendent is proud of the Michigan Merit Curriculum because it reflects the belief that all means all. He believes that helping students succeed requires a strong partnership among parents, students and educators. Superintendent Mike Flanagan offers the following tips for success.


Tips for parents:

  • Consider asking your child, “How can what you learned today help me?

  • Learn about the strengths of each teacher.

  • Communicate with your children’s teachers and be part of the decision-making process.

  • Promote healthy lifestyles – including healthy meals and physical activity.

  • Help teachers get to know your child’s strengths, challenges and interests.

  • Provide a safe and sound learning environment for studying at home.


Tips for students

  • Take advantage of the educational opportunities available to you.

  • Prepare yourself for success – work readiness and college preparation.


Let’s work together to make education a priority for all Michigan students!