Considering Dansville Schools

We appreciate the chance to share with you what makes Dansville Schools so special. Different schools offer a variety of strengths and we realize how important it is to share explicitly share our strengths to allow you to make an informed choice for your children.

We think you’ll be pleased to learn more about all that our school has to offer -- from our small family atmosphere to our outstanding teachers, to our cutting edge technology -- and so much more!  We feel the individualized personal attention we offer is what sets us apart. In that spirit, my contact information is provided below, as I would be happy to answer any additional questions you may have.

Our website offers a comprehensive look at our programming and various awards, as well as informational items such as our calendar and staff directory. We are very proud of all that we have to offer students and families and would love to set up a visit or a meeting with any of our staff.

Thank you for the effort you put into choosing the school that is the right fit for your children. We would love the chance to partner with you as you help your child learn and grow through school.

Please feel free to call, email or stop by any time, as we are more than happy to meet with you as you consider joining the Aggie Family!  

Jennifer Wonnell
Superintendent

About Dansville

Dansville is a rural community conveniently located within 15 minutes of most commuter destinations in southeastern Michigan. Its economy is supported small business, agriculture research and production. The community is school and family-centered, offering a high level of support from parents and citizens for the school and its efforts.

The K-12 school system offers the best of small and large school settings, in that each student is known personally by the staff while being exposed to a wide variety of educational opportunities. These opportunities include wide participation in advanced placement and dual enrollment courses as well as attendance at the Wilson Talent Center. Our outstanding teachers, one-of-a-kind STEAM program, significant technology integration, and beautiful facilities make Dansville Schools very unique and particularly outstanding.

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The strength of our school is the experience, expertise and dedication of our staff who are committed to providing learning opportunities that are both developmentally appropriate and academically challenging. Though a focus on personal relationships, we strive to meet the emotional,social and academic needs of all of our students.

What We Offer

  • Family Focused Atmosphere
  • Supportive Staff/Student/Family Partnerships
  • 7 Mindsets Character Education Program
  • Individualized Instruction and Differentiation in Classrooms
  • Student Recognition Programs
  • Staff/Student Mentorships
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Commitment to Positive Behavior Support Program
  • Full-Time Psychologist and Therapy Dog
  • School Social Worker
  • Full-Time Literacy Specialist Who Provides Targeted Intervention
  • Robust Special Education Program
  • Multi-Faceted Bullying Reporting and Intervention System
  • Math and Reading Interventionists
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Play-Based Begindergarten and Kindergarten Curriculum
  • Chrome Book Flex Lab
  • Chrome Books and iPads in Each Classroom

Academics

  • State and Nationally-Recognized Balanced Assessment
  • Approach with Standards Based Grading
  • Rigorous Age-Appropriate Curriculum Aligned to Common Core
    • Spring Math in Core Math Instruction to ensure student mastery and provide additional resources
    • Science Courses Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards
  • Special Offerings
    • Gym, Music, STEAM, Art Classes and Arts Integration with Core Classes
  • Aggie STEAM Adventures Groundbreaking, Student-Centered STEAM Experience
  • Individualized Math and Reading Intervention

Modern Facilities

  • Secure Entrances
  • Classrooms with Promethean Board Technology
  • Performance Area with Integrated Sound and Lighting

Activities and Clubs

  • Annual District-Wide Community Day
  • Parent/Student Book Club
  • Learning-Based Field Trips in Each Grade
  • Student Council
  • Dads & Doughnuts and Moms & Muffins Breakfast Programs

Community/Parent Partnerships & Opportunities

  • 4-H
  • Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • Dansville Elementary PTO
  • Dansville Community Athletic Association
  • Dansville Schools Education Foundation
  • Many Hands Weekend Survival Kits to provide food for families in need
  • Outstanding volunteers, tutors and mentors
  • Partnership with Capital Area District Library
  • Partnership with County Law Enforcement

Please call the elementary office at 623-6120, ext. 7226, to set up a time to meet with the principal and have a tour of our building. At that time you will fill out enrollment papers and other forms for your child.

You will need to bring with you: your child’s certified birth certificate, immunization record and a proof of residency (copy of a utility bill, purchase agreement, tax record, etc.).

Visit our Dansville Elementary School Page

The strength of our school is the experience, expertise and dedication of our staff who are committed to providing learning opportunities that are both developmentally appropriate and academically challenging. Though a focus on personal relationships, we strive to meet the emotional, social and academic needs of all of our students.

What We Offer

  • Family Focused Atmosphere
  • Supportive Staff/Student/Family Partnerships
  • 7 Mindsets Character Education Program
  • Individualized Instruction and Differentiation in Classrooms
  • Student Recognition Programs
  • Staff/Student Mentorships
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Commitment to Positive Behavior Support Program
  • Full-Time School Counselor, Psychologist and Therapy Dog
  • School Social Worker
  • Robust Special Education Program
  • Multi-Faceted Bullying Reporting and Intervention System
  • Math and Reading Interventionists

Academics

  • Rigorous Age-Appropriate Curriculum Aligned to Common Core
    • Spring Math in Core Math Instruction to ensure student mastery and provide additional resources
    • Science Courses Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards
  • State and Nationally-Recognized Balanced Assessment Approach with Standards Based Grading
  • Algebra I Offered in 8Th Grade for High School Credit
  • Spanish
  • Physical Education
  • Art Classes and Arts Integration with Core Classes
  • Project Lead the Way Electives including Robotics and Design and Modeling
  • Individualized Math and Reading Intervention
  • Free After School Academic Support

Modern Facilities

  • Secure Entrances
  • Newly Remodeled Science Labs
  • Classrooms with Promethean Board Technology
  • New or Newly Updated Athletic Facilities
  • Performance Area with Integrated Sound and Lighting

Activities and Clubs

  • Band
  • Learning-Based Field Trips
  • Multimedia Club
  • Student Council
  • School Sponsored Sports
    • Basketball, Cross County, Track, Volleyball and Wrestling
  • Science Olympiad
  • Annual District-Wide Community Day

Community/Parent Partnerships & Opportunities

  • 4-H
  • Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • Dansville Community Athletic Association
  • Dansville Middle School PTO
  • Dansville Schools Athletic Boosters
  • Dansville Schools Education Foundation
  • Many Hands Weekend Survival Kits to provide food for families in need
  • Outstanding volunteers, tutors and mentors
  • Partnership with Capital Area District Library
  • Partnership with County Law Enforcement

Visit our Dansville Middle School Page

The strength of our school is the experience, expertise and dedication of our staff who are committed to providing learning opportunities that are both developmentally appropriate and academically challenging. Though a focus on personal relationships, we strive to meet the emotional, social and academic needs of all of our students.

What We Offer

  • Family Focused Atmosphere
  • Supportive Staff/Student/Family Partnerships
  • School-Issued iPad for Every Student
  • 7 Mindsets Character Education Program
  • Individualized Instruction and Differentiation in Classrooms
  • Student Recognition Programs
  • Staff/Student Mentorships
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Commitment to Positive Behavior Support Program
  • Full-Time School Counselor, Psychologist and Therapy Dog
  • School Social Worker
  • Robust Special Education Program
  • Multi-Faceted Bullying Reporting and Intervention System
  • Math Interventionists

Academics

  • Rigorous Age-Appropriate Curriculum Aligned to Common Core
    • Spring Math in Core Math Instruction to ensure student mastery and provide additional resources
    • Science Courses Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards
  • Standards Based Grading and Assessment Practices
  • Advanced Placement Courses
  • Computer Science
  • Spanish
  • Physical Education
  • Art Classes and Arts Integration with Core Classes
  • Project Lead the Way Electives including Engineering, Architecture and Design
  • Math and Reading Intervention
  • Strong Participation in College Dual Enrollment
  • Free After School Academic Support
  • Credit Recovery Opportunities

Modern Facilities

  • Newly Constructed High School with Secure Entrances
  • Contemporary Classrooms with Promethean Board Technology
  • Fitness Room and Indoor Walking Track
  • New or Newly Updated Athletic Facilities
  • Performance Area with Integrated Sound and Lighting
  • State-of-the-Art LED Video Scoreboard

Activities and Clubs

  • Band and Marching Band
  • Drama
  • FFA
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Multimedia Club
  • National Honor Society
  • School Sponsored Sports
    • Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheer, Cross County, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Track, Volleyball and Wrestling
  • Science Olympiad
  • Several Interest-Based After School Clubs
  • Yearbook
  • Annual District-Wide Community Day

Community/Parent Partnerships & Opportunities

  • 4-H
  • Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • Dansville Schools Athletic Boosters
  • Dansville Schools Education Foundation
  • Many Hands Weekend Survival Kits to provide food for families in need
  • Outstanding volunteers, tutors and mentors
  • Partnership with Capital Area District Library
  • Partnership with County Law Enforcement

Visit our Dansville High School Page

Contact

Elementary

PO Box 187, 1264 Adams Street Dansville, MI 48819 517-623-6120, Ext. 4502


Middle School

PO Box 187, 1264 Adams Street Dansville, MI 48819 517-623-6120, Ext. 1104


High School

PO Box 187, 1264 Adams Street Dansville, MI 48819 517-623-6120, Ext. 1105