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Why Kingsley?

Your child only gets one shot at an education.

We are a small-town school district offering unparalleled opportunities here in Northern Michigan.

We give our students the skills and opportunities to pursue their dreams. 

A young boy stands in front of artwork in the hallway.
A teacher smiles at the camera from her desk with a pencil in her hand

Our Mission

As a class B school system with 1,500 students, we’re big enough to offer a variety of programs, yet small enough to give every child the individual attention they deserve.


We offer 20+ activities, including our award-winning music program and championship-winning athletics.


Inside the classroom, our teachers and schools are consistently recognized for their achievements: Bridge Magazine ranked us 3rd overall for Academic All-State honors.


We’re underdogs with a track record of success. The Michigan Department of Education calls us a “Beating the Odds School” for maximizing student success and producing impressive test-results across the board.


Behind our achievements and success is staff that genuinely cares. Our teachers are humble, hard-working, and personally invested in our kids.


We can tell you all about what makes us great, but the Kingsley difference is one you need to experience for yourself. Give us a call, drop an email, or stop by any time for a tour or a chat. We’d love to welcome you into the Kingsley family.

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Superintendent's Corner

On December 14, 2022,  the Kingsley Area Schools Board of Education voted to hire Brad Reyburn from Newaygo Schools as the new superintendent. He comes to the district with more than a decade of administrative experience.

"Something I try to live by is 'work hard and treat people well.' I hope to lead by example. Be visible, treat people well, and hopefully that will translate into some good things." - Mr. Brad Reyburn

Meet Kingsley's new superintendent by clicking the link below!

District Highlights

  • 1,500 Students

  • 20+ Student Activities

  • Award-Winning Music Programs

  • Championship Athletics

  • Teachers Who Care

Meet our Administrators

Principal Kristin Goethals

Kristin Goethals

Elementary Principal



Heather Miller

Middle School Principal 



Chris Rapes

High School Principal 


Mitch Miggenburg

Athletic Director


Band director Lance Dubay stands for a photo in front of his middle school students

Lance Dubay

Band Director


Choir director Andy Evans poses in front of the guitars in his classroom

Andy Evans

Choir Director



Brad Reyburn



Kingsley Board of Education

Pictured: President Tony Temple 

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