Orchard Primary

Orchard Primary

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“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”


Phone (810) 798-7019
Fax (810) 798-3530
4664 Kidder Rd, Almont, MI 48003

Kasie Allen


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Susan Stone


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Melissa Machiniak    Jacklyn Niedermaier        

Secretary                    Secretary

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General Info

Information Value
Student Population 540
Grade Configuration Begindergarten – 4th
Trimester Dates Aug. 23rd – Nov. 23rd
Nov. 29th – Mar. 11th
Mar. 14th – Jun. 9th
School Hours, Full Day 8:30am – 3:45pm
School Hours, Half Day 8:30am – 11:45am
 Staff are out front each morning starting at 8:30am, to supervise and welcome our students
to school as they exit their cars and walk themselves to line up to enter the building at 8:30am.
The doors will remain open from 8:30 - 8:35am to allow for students to enter for the day.
Students MAY NOT be dropped off before 8:30am to wait outside.

If your child is coming into breakfast, they may enter through
the main doors beginning at 8:10am.
Summer Office Hours 8:00am – 3:00pm
Mon. – Thurs.
Thru Aug. 19th

Learning is a Lifelong Process

  • All people need and deserve to be treated with care, dignity, and respect.
  • Our school will provide a safe, caring, and orderly environment.
  • Each child is a unique individual and learns in different ways to succeed.
  • Authentic self-esteem accelerates learning and achievement.
  • The quality of our learning community is dependent on the time, effort, and cost invested.
  • Each child shares responsibility for his/her own learning and actions.
  • Every person has teh opportunity to learn with an active partnership between the school, the student, the home, and the community.

Compliance Officers

Elizabeth Gallagher

High School Principal

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(810) 798-8595

4701 Howland Rd, Almont, MI 48003

Dr. William Kalmar

District Superintendent

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(810) 798-8561

4701 Howland Rd, Almont, MI 48003

Mission Statement

Nurture, prepare and empower our students to reach their full potential.


Our students will be prepared to positively impact their future, their community, and the world.