Kennedy Elementary School


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
Mr. Matt Kieffer, Assistant Principal
If you have any questions please contact the us at (231) 723-3271 or by e-mail at mkieffer@manistee.org or kschmutzler@manistee.org