Lakeland Elementary 616 Buckley Street Elk Rapids, MI 49629 P: 231-264-8289 F: 231-264-6132

Principal: Bryan McKenna
Secretaries: Beth Veeder, Elaine DiGiovanni

Welcome to  Lakeland Elementary 

"Lakeland Elementary School, where children come first!” is what you'll hear when you call our school.  LES offers Early Childhood programs for our youngest Elks, as well as before and after school care, a host of extracurricular opportunities and a caring, nurturing environment.  In addition to the core content areas, teachers at Lakeland are trauma informed, and our curriculum includes social emotional health lessons for all students.  With compassionate and skilled staff, strong parent and community support,  Lakeland truly is where children come first!  

  • 28 Feb
    • Historic Michilmacinac Tour 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Historic Michilmacinac Tour
      Date: Feb 28
      Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Lakeland Elementary School, 616 Buckley St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629, USA
      Calendar: 3rd Grade Events
      Starr at 10:15 am Knight at 1:00 pm
  • 6 Mar
  • 13 Mar
    • Pop In and Read
      Date: Mar 13
      Calendar: Lakeland All School Events Calendar
  • 16 Mar
  • 18 Mar
    • PTO MTG 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
      PTO MTG
      Date: Mar 18
      Time: 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
      Calendar: Lakeland All School Events Calendar
  • 19 Mar
    • Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Parent Teacher Conferences
      Date: Mar 19
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Calendar: Lakeland All School Events Calendar
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  • Way to Grow Program
  • Tuition based Preschool
  • Early Childhood Special Education Services
  • Transitional Kindergarten
  • Social Emotional Curriculum for PS - 5th Grade
  • High Tunnel Hoop House and New Food Forest  
  • Enrichment in Music, Art, Physical Education
  • 95% of Teachers have Master's Degree
  • 1:1 iPad Technology  
  • Engaged School Community and Active PTO

Lakeland News

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January Newsletter
Laura Cobb, First Grade Teacher, Author!

Lakeland in the News

Lakeland students enjoyed a field trip to Northern Michigan Antique Flywheelers Club on Wednesday.   This is a favorite trip among students and a great way see Michigan history in action!

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District Quick Facts

90% Student participation in extracurricular activities
#1 Rank in the region for percentage of graduates enrolled in a two or four-year college or university
1:1 Device iPads or Chromebooks for all students, K-12
99% Graduation Rate