About Winchell Elementary

  • Winchell offers half-day kindergarten in conjunction with a wrap-around program for an extended-day experience. In addition, Winchell also offers a half-day PEEP (Great Start Readiness Program for four year olds) program. Winchell routinely outscores the state and district on the Michigan Student Test of Education Progress. Parent and community volunteers play an integral part in the school’s success and help foster a strong sense of school community. Before- and after-school child care is available on site through the YMCA’s Prime Time Program.

    Vision Statement 


    At Winchell Elementary School, our vision is for a learning environment that prepares every student to be well-equipped to successfully access higher education.

    Mission Statement


    All students must leave Winchell Elementary School at or above grade level in the core content areas of reading, writing,mathematics, science and social studies and be prepared to use their education to be productive citizens.

    Our priorities include: A focus on the student as an individual, an atmosphere of emotional and physical safety; achievement at the highest levels; self-confidence and self-esteem; strong character; and active participation in the community. Through our collaboration with families and our greater community, we strive to create a powerful, flexible, and innovative culture of learning.