Winchell Elementary

Winchell Elementary School


Student Survey: Upper Elementary 

Student Survey: Lower Elementary 


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.






Winchell Principal Mike Hughes with students.

Michael Hughes, Principal

Suzann Middleton, Secretary

Karen Jackson, Secretary


(269) 337-0780

Location and Hours

Screenshot of Winchell Elementary on Google Maps.

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 News

Winchell alumni visit in caps and gowns for clap out.

Watch the Winchell Clap Out for 2019 alums!

Watch the 2019 Graduates Visit Winchell


Winchell added kindness to its curriculum with Kindness Week in 2017. The effort continues today with the Reminder to be Kinder community giving program.


Winchell students learned about books from the inside out with a special collaboration with the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center.