Hiawatha Elementary

Together...Educating with Excellence, Inspiring Learners for Life.


  • 2019-20 Kindergarten Registration

    Please click here to be added to our kindergarten communication list or call our office at 517-706-4500.  This is very important as we plan for next year! 

    Kindergarten Parent Information Night is scheduled for Thursday, April 18th @ 7:00pm in the Hiawatha Library.

    Kindergarten Round-up is scheduled for Thursday, April 25, 2019.

    Please use the ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK FOR 2019-20 to register your 2019-20 (kindergarten) student.  (Please plan to bring the required documents ie:  original birth certificate/passport, immunization record, proof of residency - utility bill/lease/etc to Kindergarten Round-up on April 25.  We will make copies of all of your documents at that time.)

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    Please see the Language Classes Flyer for details and registration information for classes beginning January 7, 2019.

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  • Meet the Office at Hiawatha:
    Main Office Phone:  517-706-4500
    Attendance Hotline:  517-706-4504
    Julie Bellinger, Principal:  julie.bellinger@okemosk12.net
    Connie Lyke, Administrative Assistant:  connie.lyke@okemosk12.net or 517-706-4502
    Shruti Gross, Clerk: shruti.gross@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.