Kennedy Elementary School

Welcome to Kennedy Elementary!

The staff at Kennedy Elementary are looking forward to an exciting school year. Kennedy Elementary offers a challenging academic program along with many athletic opportunities and after school programs. We are proud of the programs our school offers and encourage you to work hard, do your best, and find success both academically and in your personal accomplishments.

We offer the following programs throughout the year:

  • PowerLearning 1:1 iPad instruction
  • Data Driven instruction with Interim Assessment Program
  • Guaranteed & Viable Curriculum
  • Educational based field trips & assemblies
  • Paraprofessional Assistance
  • After-School Tutoring
  • Response to Intervention (RTI) & Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
  • Safenet
  • Child Study Meetings

Mr. Schmutzler, Principal & Kenn Kott, Assistant Principal

If you have any questions please contact the us at (231) 723-3271 or by e-mail at

Parent Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

Please review the document below for the drop off and pick up procedures.

Winter White Out

6th grade Adventure Learning!

This program is made possible in part by grants from:
  • the Spirit of Giving Fund of the Manistee County Community Foundation
  • the Manistee Area Retired School Personnel
  • the Manistee Lions Club
  • Packaging Corporation of America - Manistee
  • TES Filer City Station
  • MAPS Fund
  • Wheels to Woods - Michigan Tree Farm Committee
  • Michigan Blood