Winchell Elementary


Watch the Winchell Clap Out for 2019 alums!

Watch the 2019 Graduates Visit Winchell

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. 

Winchell R.O.C.K.S.

R espectful: to ourselves, each other, and our environment.
utstanding Individuals: value yourself as a person and always do your personal best.
C ooperative: working together.
K ind: understanding and caring for others.
S afe: free from hurt, injury, danger, or risk.

View our Parent Handbook.


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Michael Hughes, Principal

Suzann Middleton, Secretary

Karen Jackson, Secretary


(269) 337-0780


2316 Winchell Ave.

Kalamazoo, MI 49008


Full day:
8:50 a.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Half day:
8:50 a.m. – 12 p.m.




Winchell in the News


Winchell adds kindness to its curriculum with a Kindness Week in 2017. The effort continues today with the Reminder to be Kinder community giving program. Read more about the effort.


Winchell students learned about books from the inside out with a special collaboration with the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center. They made paper, studied print making and learned book binding. Read more.