Laker Elementary is Anchored in Excellence:
*Ranked No. 1 in Huron and Tuscola counties, in
Top 20 statewide (2013, Bridge Magazine)
*Ranked in the top 5 percent of elementary
schools in the state - we're an Academic State
Champ (2015, Bridge Magazine)
*Received a $1.83 million grant in 2014 that is being
used to help our most at-risk students so they
can get the one-on-one help they need to succeed
Kathy Dickens, Principal
6436 Pigeon Road
Pigeon, MI 48755
Laker Elementary is awesome because:
*We have a caring, dedicated staff of teachers and support staff who work every day to help every child succeed not only as students, but as responsible citizens.
*Our class sizes are in the low 20s.
* Students in grades 1-5 receive iPads for the one-to-one iPad program, providing unprecedented learning opportunities. Students in kindergarten use iPads on a regular basis, as well.
*We have a strong focus on hands-on and team-based activities in classrooms.
*A personalized skill building/remediation program is offered for every student.
*We have multiple early intervention programs for struggling students.
*Daily Success Time/Intervention Time allows for students to build on academic skills and receive personalized support based on their needs.
*Strong policies and aggressive action against bullying are in place.
*An after-school homework assistance program and tutoring are offered to help our students.
*The elementary facilities are top notch, with up-to-date technology and security.
*Lakers has the area's only campus-based health clinic, in partnership with Scheurer Healthcare Network. A campus-based counseling clinic is in the works, as well. Laker Elementary also has a nurse available on site.
*Lakers leads the area in Inclusion Model instruction, in which all special education students attend regular classes with special education teachers serving as co-teachers.
*Students enjoy music and physical education classes every day.
*Laker Elementary students enjoy regular art classes, along with many classroom-based projects, in which they're allowed to explore and showcase their creativity.
*A fifth grade band program is available.
*The school offers a wide variety of after-school programs/activities for a wide variety of interests (underwater remote-operated vehicle, Culture Club, Storytelling Club, chess, Bully Busters Club, basketball, etc.)
*We have a wonderful Behavior Coach and behavior interventionists, along with multiple programs that encourage and support positive behavior, such as the Good Behavior Game, Responsible Thinking Process/Student Responsibility Center, Student Spotlight breakfasts, Fun Days, Pride Assemblies and more.
*Our EPBP Laker Facebook page/Twitter page and dynamic school website, along with a monthly newsletter and weekly bulletin, keep us in constant communication with our parents and community.
Find out more about our programs!
Call (989) 453-4600, Option 2 today
email Principal Kathy Dickens