Thornapple Kellogg Public Schools

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Thornapple Kellogg Schools is located largely in northwestern Barry County and southern Kent County. We are home to the Thornapple River, acres of state land, and numerous inland lakes. The community offers a quiet, rural place to call home with convenient access to the Greater Grand Rapids Metropolitan area. A great place to call home.

District Mission

To encourage and develop the positive potential of each student.

Career Learning

We offer career and technical coursework through the Kent Career Tech Center.

Academics and Beyond

Strong academics are the basis for all of K-12 learning beginning with literacy, mathematics, science and social studies. In addition to these areas, we engage students with a wide range of courses.  We also have after school opportunities.

Support for Students

We work hard to support students so they succeed, including hiring the best staff to assist them.

Early Childhood

Early childhood is a crucial time in children's lives - when they engage in the world around them and learn all the basics they'll use in school and beyond. Our Great Start Readiness Preschool programs help children prepare for school success.

How Thornapple Kellogg is using the funds generated from the enhancement millage:

  • Added 5 teacher positions in order to maintain class size
  • Added several para educator positions to support our classrooms
  • Expanded our community enrichment programs with added personnel and programming
  • Added an elementary social worker position
  • Added an assistant principal position to the middle school

Enhancement millage dollars received in 2017-18

Expected amount - $658,721

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Mission:

To encourage and develop the positive potential of each student.

About Our District


Thornapple Kellogg Schools is located largely in northwestern Barry County and southern Kent County.  We are home to the Thornapple River, acres of state land, and numerous inland lakes.  The community offers a quiet, rural place to call home with convenient access to the Greater Grand Rapids Metropolitan area.  A great place to call home.
 
An Early Childhood center, three elementaries, one middle school and one high school provide approximately 3,000 students a safe and welcoming environment in which to grow and learn.  Our staff is dedicated to setting the highest standards and helping all students realize their individual potential.  Thornapple Kellogg School District is well known for educational excellence, with strong parent and community support.

Superintendent, Tom Enslen

Superintendent, tom Enslen