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Home - Parchment School District educates students in the Parchment, Michigan area with top quality educational standards and the best teachers in the area.

District Information - With a total enrollment of just over 1,760, the Parchment School District is proud to offer a top-quality educational experience in southwest Michigan.

  • AdvancED District Accreditation - Parchment is the first AdvancED District Accredited district in Kalamazoo County - a representation of our standards of quality in educational excellence.
  • Schools of Choice - Your child's future begins at Parchment....now a schools of choice district
  • Online Coursework - Parchment School District's curriculum is based on meeting or exceeding the standards set by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
  • Nondiscrimination & Equal Employment Opportunity - With a total enrollment of just over 1,760, the Parchment School District is proud to offer a top-quality educational experience in southwest Michigan.
  • Facts & Figures - Parchment School District provides facts and figures about enrollment, staff, and more.
  • Vision & Mission - Parchment District's mission is to ensure that all students are challenged to excel in their individual social and intellectual growth, while achieving those essential academic and interpersonal skills necessary to become a successful, contributing member of society.
  • History - Residents of the Parchment School Districts have always had a strong history of educating the children of our community.
  • District Map - The Parchment School District map shows the areas that fall within Parchment Schools' borders.
  • Accreditation - All of Parchment School District's K-12 regular education programs are accredited by the North Central Association.
  • Curriculum - Parchment School District's curriculum is based on meeting or exceeding the standards set by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
  • Enrollment - The Parchment School District follows the state's guidelines for enrollment.
  • Administration - The Parchment Schools Administration Staff holds high expectations for students while ensuring every student can meet those expectations.
  • Transparency Reporting - Learn more about Parchment Schools' financial information.
  • Superintendent's Desk - Superintendent Matthew Miller address the district as the new Parchment School District superintendent.
  • Board of Education - The Parchment School District Board of Education serves as a governing body that oversees major decisions for the District, including policies and budget.
  • Policies & Handbooks - Parchment Schools adheres to the policies and handbooks instated.
  • Employment - Listed below are the employment opportunities for Parchment School District.
  • Request for Bids - Listed below are the bid requests for the Parchment School District
  • District Logos - Parchment School District has a variety of District-approved logos for use on school sponsored items.
  • Success Stories - Parchment School District would like to share news of awards and special achievements by students and staff.

Programs & Services - Parchment School District continually strives to offer a wide variety of programs and services that benefit not only the students, but oftentimes their parents and the community.

  • Alumni Program - Parchment alumni are known for their pride and involvement in current District activities.
  • Athletics - Parchment School District is a Class B school and a member of the MHSAA and Kalamazoo Valley Association.
  • Childcare - Parchment Preschool and Childcare is a non-profit fee-based, state licensed program, which is designed to meet the needs of working parents.
  • Education Savings - There are a number of programs Parchment Schools supports to help you save money for your student's education.
  • Extracurricular Activities - At Parchment School District, we believe that extracurricular activities provide a critical component to a well-rounded educational experience.
  • Facilities Management - The Facilities Management department is in charge of maintenance and use of all Parchment School District facilities.
  • Food Service - Food service for the Parchment School District is operated by Chartwells.
  • Health & Welfare Program - Parchment Schools offers several voluntary health programs are planned each year for educational and screening purposes.
  • Safety - Safety is a top priority for the Parchment School District.
  • Special Education - The Parchment School District professional staff includes a school psychologist, school social worker, speech pathologist and a teacher consultant to assist with special education programs and services.
  • Technology - Download Parchment School District's technology plan.
  • Transportation - The Transportation Department handles bus scheduling for the Parchment School District as well as any other transportation-related requests.

Forms & Reports - Here you'll find a variety of forms and reports for the Parchment School District.

News - Keep up to date on Parchment School District news!

Calendar - Join us for the following Parchment School District events!

Community - Parchment is a quaint suburb of Kalamazoo in southwestern Michigan.

  • About Parchment - The Village of Parchment came to be in 1930 with the ambition of a man named Jacob Kindleberger and the Kalamazoo Vegetable Parchment Company.
  • Area Links - The Parchment School District is pleased to be affiliated the following organizations and activities in the area.
  • Alumni Program - Parchment alumni are known for their pride and involvement in current District activities.
  • Community Hall of Fame - Parchment alumni are known for their pride and involvement in current District activities.

Alumni - Parchment alumni are known for their pride and involvement in current District activities.

  • Alumni Feature - Parchment alumni are known for their pride and involvement in current District activities.
  • Alumni Feature Archive - Parchment alumni are known for their pride and involvement in current District activities.
  • Community Hall of Fame - Parchment alumni are known for their pride and involvement in current District activities.

Parents - Parental and community involvement is critical to the success of the students in the Parchment School District.

  • Parent Organizations - Parchment Schools are proud to have a high level of parent participation.
  • Resources - Parental and community involvement is critical to the success of the students in the Parchment School District.
  • School Foundation - The Parchment Schools Foundation, a charitable organization, exists under the laws of the State of Michigan in order to enhance the overall education environment of the Parchment School District.
  • School Messenger -
  • Volunteer Opportunities - Parchment School District encourages everyone - parents, students, staff, and community members - to volunteer and get involved!

Contact - Contact the Parchment School District Administration. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Staff Directory - These talented staff members are the backbone of the success of the Parchment School District.
  • Share A Story - Parchment School District invites you to share a story about your experience with us.
  • Provide Feedback - Parchment School District invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
  • Ask A Question - Parchment School District invites you to ask questions.

High School - Parchment High School's Principal Karaptian welcomes you!

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  • Our School - Since our beginning in 1959, Parchment High School has existed for the purpose of educating the students of Parchment to be life-long learners.
    • Mission - The Parchment High School family strives to create a safe and supportive educational community where our students can thrive academically, socially, and personally.
    • Principal's Desk - Parchment High School Principal Scott Karaptian delivers a message.
    • Enrollment - Parchment High School follows Michigan standards for enrollment.
    • Handbook - The Parchment High School handbook has been prepared to assist in pursuit of a meaningful, positive educational experience.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment High School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Bell Times Schedule - Parchment High School provides the full and half day schedules.
    • Emergency Drills - Parchment High School documentation of emergency drills
  • Curriculum - In planning for your future, Parchment High School offers career pathways, in addition to the curriculum, that can help guide students.
    • Career Pathways - Parchment High School offers Career Pathways to help students with their future.
    • Course Book - Parchment High School's Course Book is designed to serve as a guide to planning individual programs of study.
    • Education for Employment - Parchment High School's Education for Employment (EFE) program is administered by the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency (KRESA).
    • Education for the Arts - Education for the Arts (EFA) is a program of the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Services Agency (KRESA).
    • Online Coursework - Parchment School District's curriculum is based on meeting or exceeding the standards set by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
    • Graduation Requirements - Parchment High School addresses graduation requirements for seniors.
    • Homework Help - Use the resources provided by Parchment High School for homework help.
    • Media Center - The Parchment Middle School and High School Librarian Director is Amy Sue Manley.
    • Synergy Access - PVUE & SVUE is available for students and parents to access current grades and attendance.
  • Activities - Parchment High School offers a variety of athletic and extracurricular activities for students.
    • After School Mentoring - Parchment High School offers after-school mentoring for student who need or would like extra assistance.
    • Band - Learn more about the Parchment High School band marching shows, events, and awards.
    • National Honor Society - Learn more about the Parchment High School National Honor Society.
    • Yearbook - Order your Parchment High School yearbook today!
  • Athletics - Parchment is a Class B school and is a member of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA).
    • Baseball - Learn more about the Parchment High School baseball team!
    • Basketball - Boys - Learn more about the Parchment High School girls and boys basketball teams!
    • Basketball - Girls - Learn more about the Parchment High School girls and boys basketball teams!
    • Bowling - Learn more about the Parchment High School bowling team!
    • Cheerleading - Learn more about the Parchment High School cheerleading squad!
    • Cross Country - Learn more about the Parchment High School cross country team!
    • Football - Learn more about the Parchment High School football team!
    • Golf - Learn more about the Parchment High School golf team!
    • Ski Team - The Parchment High School Varsity Ski Racing Team is looking for new members!
    • Soccer - Boy's - Learn more about the Parchment High School boys and girls soccer teams!
    • Soccer - Girl's - Learn more about the Parchment High School girls soccer team!
    • Softball - Learn more about the Parchment High School softball team!
    • Track - Learn more about Parchment High School track!
    • Volleyball - Learn more about the Parchment High School volleyball team!
    • Wrestling - Learn more about Parchment High School wrestling!
  • Guidance and Counseling - Parchment High School provides guidance and counseling services to promote the personal, social and academic success of our students.
  • Senior Class - Keep up to date on information and activities for Seniors at Parchment High School.
  • News - Keep up to date on Parchment High School news!
  • Forms & Reports - Parchment High School provides forms and its annual report.
  • Calendar - Join us for the following Parchment High School events!
  • Lunch Menu - Check out Parchment High School's lunch menu!
  • Get Involved - Get involved with Parchment High School!
    • POPS - Get involved with POPS at Parchment High School!
    • PPIP - PPIP is where high school parents learn information regarding Parchment High School activities and academics.
    • Band Boosters - Learn more about the Parchment High School band boosters.
    • Athletic Boosters - Athletics Boosters support all athletic teams and activities by volunteering at events and raising money for athletic needs for Parchment High School.
    • Volunteer Opportunities - Parchment High School encourages all to get involved and volunteer!
  • Contact - Contact Parchment High School, located on East G Avenue.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment High School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Share A Story - Parchment High School invites you to share a story about your experience with us.
    • Provide Feedback - Parchment High School invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
    • Ask A Question - Parchment High School invites you to ask questions.

Middle School - Parchment Middle School has been designed to provide students with a learning environment that is based upon an expectation of Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility from all.

  • Our School - Parchment Middle School focuses daily on educating the students of Parchment to be life-long learners.
    • Mission - The mission of Parchment Middle School is to educate all students to become responsible, self-directed, life-long learners.
    • Principal's Desk - The Parchment Middle School Principal extends a warm welcome to all.
    • Enrollment - Parchment Middle School follows the state enrollment standards.
    • Handbook - The Parchment Middle School student handbook was developed to answer questions and set guidelines.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Middle School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Bell Times Schedule - Parchment Middle School provides the full and half day schedules.
    • Emergency Drills - Parchment Middle School documentation of emergency drills
  • Curriculum - Parchment Middle School's curriculum is based on meeting or exceeding the standards set by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
    • Course Book - Parchment Middle School's Course Book is designed to serve as a guide to planning individual programs of study.
    • Online Coursework - Parchment School District's curriculum is based on meeting or exceeding the standards set by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
    • Synergy Access - PVUE & SVUE is available for students and parents to access current grades and attendance.
    • Guidance/Counseling - Parchment Middle School has the Guidance/Counseling Office to assist student and provide support.
    • Media Center - The Parchment Middle School and High School Librarian Director is Amy Sue Manley.
  • Activities - Parchment Middle School offers a variety of activities that are designed to enhance the middle school learning experience.
    • Band - Learn more about the Parchment High School band marching shows, events, and awards.
    • Dances - Once a month, Parchment Middle School hosts an after-school activity/dance.
    • Guidance/Counseling - Parchment Middle School has the Guidance/Counseling Office to assist student and provide support.
    • Student Council - Parchment Middle School Student Council responsibilities include planning and executing student activities and community service projects.
    • Yearbook - Order your Parchment Middle School yearbook!
  • Athletics - Parchment Middle School offers a variety of athletic opportunities for students.
    • Basketball - Parchment Middle School boys and girls basketball information can be found here.
    • Cross Country - Parchment Middle School cross country information can be found here.
    • Track - Parchment Middle School track information can be found here.
    • Volleyball - Parchment Middle School girls volleyball information can be found here.
    • Wrestling - Parchment Middle School wrestling information can be found here.
  • News - Keep up to date on Parchment Middle School news!
  • Forms & Reports - Parchment Middle School forms for various activities and the annual report can be found here.
  • Calendar - Join us for the following Parchment Middle School events!
  • Lunch Menu - Check out Parchment Middle School's lunch menu!
  • Get Involved - Parchment Middle School invites you to get involved!
    • PEP - Parchment Middle School encourages all parents to attend the PEP group meeting that meets on the second Monday of each month.
    • Band Boosters - Learn more about the Parchment High School band boosters.
    • Volunteer Opportunities - Parchment Middle School encourages all to get involved and volunteer!
  • Contact - Contact information for Parchment Middle School can be found here.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Middle School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Share A Story - Parchment Middle School invites you to share a story about your experience with us.
    • Provide Feedback - Parchment Middle School invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
    • Ask A Question - Parchment Middle School invites you to ask questions.

Central Elementary - Welcome to Parchment Central Elementary School!

  • Our School - Parchment Central Elementary School focuses daily on educating the students of Parchment to be life-long learners.
    • Mission - At Parchment Central Elementary, we will challenge and encourage all students to become responsible, caring citizens.
    • Principal's Desk - On behalf of our school family I, Principal Julia Kaemming, would like to personally welcome you and your family to Parchment Central Elementary.
    • Enrollment - Parchment's Central Elementary School asks parents to bring a number of items to enroll their children.
    • Handbook - The Parchment Elementary School student handbook was developed to answer questions and set guidelines.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Central Elementary School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Bell Times Schedule - Parchment Central Elementary School provides the full and half day schedules.
    • Emergency Drills - Central Elementary documentation of emergency drills
  • Curriculum - Parchment's elementary curriculum is aligned with the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations.
  • Activities - Parchment Central Elementary strives to offer our students a wide variety of activities both during and after school.
  • Athletics - Parchment elementary schools do not offer school-sponsored athletics, but many of our students compete in league play.
  • News - Keep up to date on Parchment Central Elementary School news!
  • Forms & Reports - Below are Parchment Central Elementary School's forms and reports.
  • Calendar - Join us for the following events at Parchment Central Elementary School!
  • Lunch Menu - Plan your lunch with Parchment Central Elementary School's lunch menu.
  • Get Involved - Parchment Central Elementary welcomes you to become active in our children's educational process.
  • Contact - Contact Parchment Central Elementary School!
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Central Elementary School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Share A Story - Share a story about Parchment Central Elementary School!
    • Provide Feedback - Parchment Central Elementary School invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
    • Ask A Question - Parchment Central Elementary School invites you to ask questions.

North Elementary - At Parchment North Elementary, we are continually working towards our mission of empowering students of all academic levels by providing the tools they need to be successful in the future.

  • Our School - Parchment North Elementary School focuses daily on educating the students of Parchment to be life-long learners.
    • Mission - North Elementary will empower students of all academic levels by providing the tools they need to be successful in the future.
    • Principal's Desk - Parchment North Elementary School Principal Marcy Patterson welcomes you!
    • Enrollment - Parchment's North Elementary follows the state's standards for enrollment.
    • Handbook - The Parchment Elementary School student handbook was developed to answer questions and set guidelines.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment North Elementary School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Bell Times Schedule - Parchment North Elementary School provides the instructional schedule.
    • Emergency Drills - North Elementary documentation of emergency drills
    • Special Achievements - Parchment's North Elementary School is proud of its achievements.
  • Curriculum - Parchment's elementary curriculum is aligned with the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations.
  • Activities - Parchment North Elementary strives to offer our students a wide variety of activities both during and after school.
  • Athletics - Parchment elementary schools do not offer school-sponsored athletics, but many of our students compete in league play.
  • News - Keep up to date on news from Parchment North Elementary School!
  • Forms & Reports - Below are Parchment North Elementary School's forms and reports.
  • Calendar - Join us for the following events at Parchment North Elementary School!
  • Lunch Menu - Plan your day with Parchment North Elementary School's lunch menu.
  • Get Involved - Parchment North Elementary School welcomes you to get involved in our children's educational process.
  • Contact - Contact Parchment North Elementary School!
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment North Elementary School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Share A Story - Share a story about Parchment North Elementary School!
    • Provide Feedback - Parchment North Elementary School invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
    • Ask A Question - Parchment North Elementary School invites you to ask questions.

Northwood Elementary - Welcome to Parchment Northwood Elementary where we pride ourselves in putting kids first!

  • Our School - Parchment Northwood Elementary School focuses daily on educating the students of Parchment to be life-long learners.
    • Mission - All Northwood students will achieve learning success. Each student will be an involved citizen and a self-directed learner.
    • Principal's Desk - Parchment Northwood Elementary School's Principal Sarah Johnson welcomes you!
    • Enrollment - Parchment's Northwood Elementary School follows the state enrollment requirements.
    • Handbook - The Parchment Elementary School student handbook was developed to answer questions and set guidelines.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Northwood Elementary School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Bell Times Schedule - Parchment's Northwood Elementary School provides the various instructional times.
    • Emergency Drills - Northwood Elementary documentation of emergency drills
  • Curriculum - Parchment's elementary curriculum is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
  • Activities - Parchment Northwood Elementary strives to offer our students a wide variety of activities both during and after school.
    • Student Council - See what the Parchment Central Elementary School Student Council is working on.
  • News - Keep up to date on the news from Parchment Northwood Elementary School!
  • Forms & Reports - Below are Parchment Northwood Elementary's forms and reports.
  • Calendar - Join us for the following events at Parchment Northwood Elementary School!
  • Lunch Menu - Plan your day with Parchment Northwood Elementary's lunch menus.
  • Get Involved - Parchment Northwood Elementary welcomes you to get involved in the educational process.
  • Contact - Contact the Parchment Northwood Elementary School!
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Northwood Elementary School is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Share A Story - Share a story about Parchment Northwood Elementary School!
    • Provide Feedback - Parchment Northwood Elementary School invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
    • Ask A Question - Parchment Northwood Elementary School invites you to ask questions.

Barclay Hills Education Center - Barclay Hills Education Center offers an alternative educational option for students who have not been successful in the traditional setting.

  • Our School - Barclay Hills offers many of the same core curriculum classes found in a traditional high school, but many classes are career focused.
    • Mission - It is the mission of Barclay Hills Education Center to assist each student in achieving established goals in a safe and challenging environment.
    • Enrollment - Barclay Hills enrolls students from Parchment School District and surrounding school districts.
    • Handbook - Barclay Hills Education Center offers its student handbook to address its rules and guidelines.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Barclay Hills Education Center is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Bell Times Schedule - Barclay Hills Education Center provides the various schedules.
    • Emergency Drills - Barclay Hills Education Center documentation of emergency drills
    • Special Achievements - Barclay Hills Education Center shows its special achievers!
  • Curriculum - The Barclay Hills Education Center's curriculum is based on meeting or exceeding the standards set by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
    • Course Book - Barclay Hills offers courses in English/Language Arts, Careers, Social Studies, Math, and Science as well as Nova Net Courses.
  • Athletics - Barclay Hills Education Center offers students the opportunity to participate in basketball and co-ed softball.
  • News - Keep up to date on Barclay Hills Education Center news!
  • Forms & Reports - The forms below are for the health and safety of Barclay Hills Education Center students.
  • Calendar - Join us for the following events at Barclay Hills Education Center!
  • Lunch Menu - Plan your lunches with Barclay Hills Education Center's lunch menu.
  • Get Involved - Barclay Hills Education Center invites parents, guardians, and families to be apart of the educational support system.
  • Contact - Contact Barclay Hills Education Center!
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Barclay Hills Education Center is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Share A Story - Share a story about Barclay Hills Education Center here!
    • Provide Feedback - Barclay Hills Education Center invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
    • Ask A Question - Barclay Hills Education Center invites you to ask questions.

Early Learning Center - The Parchment Early Learning Center welcomes you!

  • Our Program - Parchment Early Learning Center is a non-profit fee-based, state licensed program, which is designed to meet the needs of our working parents and also provide a preschool program for children 12 months - 5 years of age.
    • Mission - The mission of the Parchment Early Learning Center, program is to create a warm and nurturing, creative, and recreational environment where children can feel safe and cared for while in a licensed and structured program.
    • Program Director's Message - Early Learning Center Director Wieber greets you!
    • Enrollment - Parchment Early Learning Center accepts registration applications for children from 12 months to 12 years old
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Early Learning Center is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Billing - At Parchment Early Learning Center, fees are due by 6pm on Friday of the week before services are rendered.
  • Childcare - Parchment's Early Learning Center allows children to learn and grow in a safe, loving and nurturing environment.
  • GSRP Preschool - Parchment offers preschool programming for four year-olds that is developmentally appropriate and aligned with kindergarten curriculum.
  • School Age Childcare - At Parchment Early Learning Center, school-age care is available year-round, including no school days, half-days of school, and breaks Monday through Friday.
  • News - Keep up to date on Parchment Preschool and Childcare Center news!
  • Forms & Reports - Parchment Preschool and Childcare Center provides necessary forms and reports.
  • Calendar - Join us for the following events at Parchment Preschool and Childcare Center!
  • Meals & Snacks - Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided at Parchment Preschool and Childcare Center who are able to eat table food.
  • Contact - Parchment Early Learning Center is located in Northwood Elementary School.
    • Staff Directory - The staff at Parchment Early Learning Center is committed to providing an environment for healthy learning.
    • Share A Story - Share a story about Parchment Early Learning Center!
    • Provide Feedback - Parchment Preschool and Childcare Program invites you to provide feedback on the current topic.
    • Ask A Question - Parchment Preschool and Childcare Center invites you to ask questions.

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