Kazoo School

  • 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 TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students81 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeKazoo School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
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.

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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.
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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.
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