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Our District Mission and Vision Statements

MISSION STATEMENT The Kalkaska Public School District, in cooperative partnership with students, staff family and community, believes all students can learn.  We will provide a caring environment that promotes academic . . . read more

Central Office Staff

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Thank you, Shopko Foundation

The Shopko Foundation recently presented Kalkaska Public Schools with a check for $2,000. The funds will be used for the IB program, which is being introduced in our district.  Shopko has donated several thousand dollars to our . . . read more

Passed with Flying Colors

Each year, KPS buses are inspected by the Michigan State Police, and once again they passed inspection with a high rating. While the district works with the Kalkaska Area Transit for most student busing, the district does operate a fleet for . . . read more

Laws for kindergarten enrollment have changed

December 12, 2012

A recently enacted Michigan law amended the Revised School Code (MCL 380.1147), which changed the minimum age requirement for a child enrolling in kindergarten. Currently, a student must be five years old by December 1st to be eligible for . . . read more

KPS earns district-wide accreditation

March 15, 2012

Hard work and intense scrutiny by a team of educators culminated with great news recently: Kalkaska Public Schools has earned district-wide AdvancED accreditation. The news was announced on March 7 to the Board of Education, teachers, . . . read more

Has your telephone number changed recently?

This is important in case we have a school closure

January 4, 2012

If you have changed your telephone number recently or dropped your land-line phone service, please let your child's school buildings know. We use these numbers to make automated calls on snow days. If you don't tell us when you make a change, . . . read more

KPS follows state and federal guidelines for determining the existence of a severe learning disability in a student

September 16, 2010

With consideration of federal guidelines and state requirements, specific learning disability eligibility is evaluated using a pattern of strengths and weaknesses. The "Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses" method is based on both . . . read more

"District Directory" Information

March 26, 2008

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Notice of Directory Information The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a Federal law, requires that Kalkaska Public Schools, with certain exceptions, obtain your . . . read more

Non Discrimination Policy

August 3, 2007

  The Kalkaska Public Schools Board of Education complies with all Federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and with all requirements and regulations of the U.S. Department of Education. It is the policy of Kalkaska . . . read more

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