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Kellogg Elementary School

Public | K-2 | 199 students

 
 

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Posted November 8, 2013

We left this school at the end of last year. . It was our first experience with the district and we were very disappointed with the teacher and especially administration. We will not return even though we reside in the district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 30, 2011

Our experience at Kellogg, was OK. We had one horrible experience and have left Gull Lake schools because of it. When you have a child that has any kind of problem the public schools, do not really have good solutions. What they recommended was way off base. And now our son is doing fantastic at at charter school. We still have one child at the HS and that experience has been medicore at best. current gull lake parent
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Posted September 30, 2010

Gull Lake Schools are some of the best in Michigan. My daughter spent her elementary years at Kellogg Elementary and had an outstanding experiece. The teachers were balance, concerned about student achievement and socialization and provided wonderful memories for my student. I would not hesitate to endorse Gull Lake Schools. Of course, parent involvement is what makes any school system work and you need to make efforts to help the staff understand needs of your students. Education works best when supported at home.
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Posted June 29, 2009

Kellogg Elementary is a very warm and friendly enviroment. They use different programs to encourage friendly interaction between the students. My children feel very comfortable and happy when they are at school. I think that Kellogg Elementary is a wonderful place for a child to begin their academic career.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 11, 2006

At the end of the next school year, both of our children will have attended Kellogg Elementary from Kindergarten through 3rd grade. This school provides specialized instruction for academically talented children as well as those who are experiencing difficulty. As with any school, teachers do vary and some are better than others, but overall our experience has been very positive. They have music, sports, and art classes. They have a science fair in which the children have the option of participating. As with any school, parent involvement is critical, but I feel that our participation in our children's education has always been welcomed. The principal is absolutely top notch. She is assessable and willing to assist in addressing any concerns you may have. It is a small school with an active PTO. If you want to be involved there are many opportunities to do so.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2005

I attended G.L. Schools and survived. I enrolled one child in this school and was very dissapointed. I believe that high expectations for students is critical, but the teachers I encountered were off the hook. I withdrew and went else where. Too bad for G.L. because with school of choice and a wealthy community base they need to work with the families they've got!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 69%
African-American 3% 18%
Hispanic 2% 6%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian N/A 1%
Asian N/A 3%
Native Hawaiian N/A 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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  • Mrs. Mary Jane Vavra
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  • (269) 488-5071

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9594 North 40Th St
Hickory Corners, MI 49060
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