We have exciting news for the 2015-2016 school year: We are now one to one! K-1 will be provided iPads and grades 2-12 will be provided Google Chromebooks.

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.


  • Athletics Announcements 1. Reminder that you need to have sports physical before you start practice. 2. Football practice starts August 10. 3. Volleyball, Cheer, and Cross-country start August 12. 4. Middle ...
    Posted Jul 29, 2015, 1:09 PM by Chad VanderHenst
  • July 2015 KND Board Meeting Please take notice that the July Meeting of the Kaleva Norman Dickson School District Board of Education will be on:DATE OF MEETING: July 21, 2015PLACE OF MEETING: Brethren ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2015, 8:32 AM by Chad VanderHenst
  • Friday, June 5, 2015 Brethren High/Middle SchoolKND ElementaryFriday, 6/05/2015ALL SCHOOL:Enjoy your LAST DAY of the 2014 - 2105 school year!Students/Staff:  As most of you know, this ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2015, 7:02 AM by Peggy Hiller
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