District Profile
Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools is a K-12 school district located in the heart of the Manistee National Forest surrounded by beautiful forests and rivers.

Kaleva Norman Dickson is located in the eastern half of Manistee county. Our district covers over 350 square miles. It is located 20 minutes from Lake Michigan. It is approximately 25 miles east of Manistee and 35 miles west of Cadillac. Its area is covered in a wilderness setting with many natural features including the Big and Little Manistee Rivers, the Manistee National Forest, the Pine River, and Bear Creek.

Vision Statement
We strive to be a learning community housed in a caring, safe environment ensuring each student achieves their highest academic and social potential, where each student is lead by passionate, committed educators embracing the community through effective communication.


  • Monday Oct 24, 2016 Brethren High/Middle SchoolKND ElementaryMonday Oct. 24, 2016SPORTS:Great job to the cross country team on a strong meet Saturday in Manistee. The team looks ready to ...
    Posted by Cheryl Schaefer
  • Friday October 21, 2016 Brethren High/Middle SchoolKND ElementaryFriday Oct. 21, 2016SPORTS:Parent's night for Football, Cross Country and Varsity Cheer immediately preceeding tonight's football game.Cross Country practice ...
    Posted Oct 21, 2016, 6:55 AM by Cheryl Schaefer
  • Thursday Oct. 20, 2016 Brethren High/Middle SchoolKND ElementaryThursday Oct. 20, 2016SPORTS:MS Football played with heart last night against Marion, but fell short 14-16.  We are proud of you ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2016, 6:56 AM by Cheryl Schaefer
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