Hiawatha Elementary

Together...educating with excellence, inspiring each learner for life.

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  • 2024-2025 Kindergarten Information

    2024-2025 Kindergarten registration is now open! Please use this link to register your child if you reside within Hiawatha boundaries. Once you have submitted the online registration form, you will be contacted by our office within a few days with instructions on how to complete the enrollment process. Please be sure to select the 2024-2025 registration.

    Kindergarten round-up will be on 4/25/2024. Hiawatha staff will contact families to schedule Kindergarten round-up times.

    Kindergarten Information Presentation

    Kindergarten Parent Input Form


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  • Begindergarten Information Presentation - WATCH VIDEO

    Please contact:

    Rose Sarmiento-Temple at 517-706-5400

    Please make note of the following dates for the 2024-2025 school year:

    March 18, 2024  - Application window opens at 8:00 AM. 

    April 5, 2024 - Application window closes at 5:00 PM

    Week of April 12, 2024 - Notification of placement in Begindergarten or on the waitlist.

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    Meet the Office at Hiawatha:
    Main Office Phone:  517-706-4500
    Attendance Hotline:  517-706-4504

    Joseph Corr, Principal: joseph.corr@okemosk12.net or 517-706-4501
    Connie Lyke, Administrative Assistant:  connie.lyke@okemosk12.net or 517-706-4502
    Michelle Stover, Clerk: michelle.stover@okemosk12.net or 517-706-4503

    Hiawatha Elementary school has a highly educated and professional staff that is committed to working with students to achieve high academic expectations. The State Department of Education ranked Hiawatha at the 95th percentile, as one of the top rated schools in mid-Michigan. Our highly qualified staff provides a supportive and differentiated curriculum to meet the varying academic needs of our students. Hiawatha staff believes in meeting the needs of the whole child. This includes providing high quality, academic instruction along with establishing and maintaining a caring and nurturing environment. Support staff work closely with teachers to ensure that the goals of the school are met and the needs of students are addressed.

    Parents in our community play an integral part in the educational climate of our school. They willingly volunteer at school functions and with classroom needs. Together parents and staff advocate for the child to achieve their full potential.

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