Haviland Elementary School is a Kindergarten through 5th grade building which combines a strong academic program and extra-curricular activities. The Michigan Department of Education has designated Haviland Elementary as a Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary School which is the most prestigious education award in the state. The Blue Ribbon distinguishes Haviland Elementary for their excellence in leadership, teaching, curriculum, student achievement, parent involvement, and community support.
Haviland Elementary School is also proud to be recognized as a Stephen Covey Leader In Me School. As a Leader in Me School, students will discover and practice a set of leadership and life skills from Stephen Covey's book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Leader in Me Schools receive national recognition for its emphasis on developing leadership in young children. Incorporating Leader in Me practices within our school's environment and curriculum will help our students become even more ready to succeed in the 21st Century, with critical skills and characteristics such as: trustworthiness, strong work ethic, motivation, problem-solving skills, goal setting, effective interpersonal skills, a sense of teamwork, academic achievement and diversity in a global market. By developing the WHOLE-child; socially, emotionally, academically and ethically, we will foster a school climate that promotes greatness.