Bennett Woods Elementary

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



    Due to our school closure we are providing electronic presentations regarding our Kindergarten and Begindergarten Programs.

    Click here for the Kindergarten Parent Information Night Presentation  

    Kindergarten Round-up has been canceled.  

    If you, or someone you know, has a 2020-21 Kindergartener, please complete this brief pre-registration survey (click here) ASAP!  The requested information will help us communicate in the days ahead and begin our planning for next year! 

    We also encourage you to complete the formal district online registration process for 2020-21 (click here).  We are working on a process for collecting the necessary enrollment documents and will contact you when we are ready to collect them.  Thank you for your patience.

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  • NEW K- 4th GRADE STUDENT REGISTRATION for 2019-20:  Please click the 2019-20 Registration link to begin the registration process.

    Once you complete the online registration, please email Rachel Johnson for further instructions about how to submit your enrollment documents (


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  • 2020-21 Kindergarten Parent Information Night Presentation 


    Meet the Office at Bennett Woods:
    Main Office Phone:  517-706-5100
    Noelle Palasty, Principal:
    Jen Rapson, Administrative Assistant: or 517-706-5102
    Rachel Johnson, Secretary: or 517-706-5104

    Mission Statement:  "Together...educating with excellence, inspiring each learner for life."

    Value Statements: In pursuit of excellence, Okemos Public Schools values:

    • Equity - Understanding, acknowledging, and responding to the diverse needs and strengths of all individuals.
    • Relationship - Engaging in intentional interactions to nurture respect, trust, and open communication among all.
    • Culture - Creating a safe and inclusive environment that encourages kindness, empathy, well-being, and individuality.
    • Integrity - Maintaining exceptional ethical standards rooted in honesty and transparency.
    • Innovation - Inspiring creativity and change to adapt to an ever-changing world.

    Vision Statements: Leading in educational equity.  Educating students to care and positively impact their community.

    Bennett Woods School-wide Expectations:  Be Respectful, Responsible & Safe