Our District

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.

The Kaleva Norman Dickson School District has engaged the Michigan Leadership Institute for the purpose of securing our next Superintendent of Schools.  A key part of the search is reaching out to our community for feedback on the following:
1. The points of pride in our district;
2. The characteristics the next Superintendent needs to have to be successful, and;
3. The challenges the next Superintendent will be facing in our district.
Please click on the link below to complete the survey.
The results will be compiled and shared with the Board of Education. The survey will be live until January 20, 2021.


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