Kazoo School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (269)345-3239
  • Kazoo School is an independent school for children in Pre-School through Eighth Grade.
  • It is dedicated to achieving academic excellence while developing in each child a positive self-image, love of learning, and respect for others.
  • Through a progressive, interdisciplinary, developmental curriculum, and a cooperative community of students, staff, and family, each child's intellectual, social, physical, emotional and creative growth is nurtured.
  • The mission of Kazoo School is achieved by means of an educational program that fosters individual academic excellence, a positive self-image, a life-long love of learning, and respect and concern for others.
  • The keystone of this program is a progressive, developmental, interdisciplinary, and integrated curriculum.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students99 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 17%
Students by GradeKazoo School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
20%

School Notes

  • Kazoo School is an independent school for children in Pre-School through Eight Grade. It is dedicated to achieving academic excellence while developing in each child a positive self-image, love of learning, and respect for others. Through a progressive, interdisciplinary, developmental curriculum, and a cooperative community of students, staff, and family, each child's intellectual, social, physical, emotional and creative growth is nurtured. The mission of Kazoo School is achieved by means of an educational program that fosters individual academic excellence, a positive self-image, a life-long love of learning, and respect and concern for others. The keystone of this program is a progressive, developmental, interdisciplinary, and integrated curriculum.

Nearby Private Schools

All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kalamazoo
    Grades: PK-6 | 99 students
    0.6 miles
    750 Howard St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269)349-3248
    0.6 PK-6
    99
  • Kalamazoo
    Grades: 9-12 | 317 students
    0.8 miles
    2121 Stadium Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269)381-2250
    0.8 9-12
    317
  • Kalamazoo
    Grades: PK-8 | 334 students
    0.9 miles
    615 Fairview Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269)342-8008
    0.9 PK-8
    334
  • Kalamazoo
    Grades: 7-9 | 231 students
    1.2 miles
    3333 S Westnedge Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269)343-3645
    1.2 7-9
    231
  • Kalamazoo
    Grades: KG-12 | 49 students
    1.6 miles
    700 Fletcher Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (269)383-0505
    1.6 KG-12
    49

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  7/24/2015
Kazoo School is an extraordinary school. The approach to learning and academics is designed to create a life long love of learning and to inspire creativity. The class sizes are small and there are ample opportunities to dig deep into a subject or activity. Most of all, Kazoo School is a community where children are cared for and parents work together to make the school experience great.
- Posted by
5  2/14/2013
Excellent teachers, small class sizes, and a challenging, creative curriculum--including art, music, Spanish, and daily PE. Also offers a wide range of after-school activities. Teachers and students take full advantage of the adjacent Kleinstuck Nature Preserve for hands-on learning about natural sciences; several field trips a year give students additional exposure to the arts, environment, and community service. Kazoo students regularly are among the top in Michigan and national history and math competitions.
- Posted by

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
June 07, 2018
If you have the chance to move overseas, don't worry about educating your children. You have several options.
May 31, 2018
Sending your children to a summer program or camp keeps them active in fun-filled settings. We explore your options.
May 10, 2018
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Michigan is $4,465 for elementary schools and $10,237 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).