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 kschmutzler@manistee.org

MANISTEE​ ​AREA​ ​PUBLIC​ ​SCHOOLS GRSP
Manistee Area Public Schools has teamed up with the Great Start Readiness Program and is now offering FREE four year old preschool to eligible families at Madison Elementary Early Childhood Center.

The Great Start Readiness Program is a tuition FREE preschool that prepares children for Kindergarten. Eligible students are children of Manistee County who attain the age of 4 by September 1st of the current school year. Our program offers breakfast and lunch, as well as transportation through partnership with Dial-a-Ride. 

Please complete the application on the below of this letter and return it to Jefferson Elementary or Manistee ISD. 

Parent Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

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