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Anchor Bay School District

Educational Excellence Together

Empowering all students to succeed in an ever-changing world. 


Inspiring, Challenging, & Empowering All Students to Succeed

We welcome you to Anchor Bay School District! Anchor Bay has a state of the art high school, two middle schools, seven elementary schools, two early childhood centers, and an alternative education program.



School Year Calendar

April 6 - April 10
No School - Spring Break
No School - Spring Break
Date: Apr 6 - Apr 10
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April 15
Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM
Naldrett Elementary
Board of Education Meeting
Date: Apr 15
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Naldrett Elementary
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May 5
No School - Professional Development
No School - Professional Development
Date: May 5
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May 22 - May 25
No School - Memorial Day Break
No School - Memorial Day Break
Date: May 22 - May 25
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May 27
Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM
Lottie Elementary
Board of Education Meeting
Date: May 27
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Lottie Elementary
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June 9
Half Day MS & HS Students for Exams (Full Day Elem)
Half Day MS & HS Students for Exams (Full Day Elem)
Date: Jun 9
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June 10
Half Day All Students (MS & HS Exams)
Half Day All Students (MS & HS Exams)
Date: Jun 10
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District Information

Coronavirus Updates:

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that in order to slow the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan, she is ordering the closure of all K-12 school buildings.   

Anchor Bay is dedicated to providing up-to-date information on the coronavirus across federal, state, county, and district levels.  There are still many details that need to be resolved. Our Administrative Team will continue working to address the remaining questions and concerns. Please visit our COVID-19 website for information and resources. 


Food Assistance Information


  • Meals are FREE to any child under the age of 18 and students with disabilities ages 18-26 with an active individual education plan (IEP).
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be packed in a "to go bag" for parents/guardians to pick up.
  • Students do not need to be present, meals can be picked up for all children in the household at one location. 
  • Meals should be consumed right away or properly refrigerated to maintain food safety.
  • Please know that our buses have been sanitized and disinfected and the process will be repeated each day. 

Breakfast and lunch meals will be available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12-1 p.m. at the following locations: 

  • Anchor Bay High School 
  • Anchor Bay Middle School North 
  • Anchor Bay Middle School South 
  • Lottie Schmidt Elementary 
  • Sugarbush Elementary 
  • The Shores of Anchor Bay Clubhouse
  • Americana Clubhouse 

We will provide two days' worth of breakfast and lunch at the pick-up locations.  For those families who are signed up for the Feed the Bay program, please know that your weekend supply will also be available on Friday. 

Please call your school office and leave a message if you have any questions.  Staff will be monitoring voice mail daily. Thanks in advance for your cooperation and flexibility as we navigate through this process.  

2020-2021 Schools of Choice Application Periods


  • Kindergarten - Grade 11,  Unlimited Schools of Choice
    Application Period:  February 24, 2020 – August 28, 2020
  • Grade 12, Limited Schools of Choice: 12 seats available
    Application Period:  May 1, 2020 – May 30, 2020       

Visit the Schools of Choice page for more information and application

2020/2021 School Year Kindergarten Information 

Kindergarten Registration 

Kindergarten Registration – you can turn paperwork in at any school or Central Administration.    

More information and paperwork is available on our enrollment page. 


North Central Association Accredited Through accreditation and related services, NCA CASI continuously improves the quality of education and challenges education entities to prepare each and every learner for success. All Anchor Bay Schools are NCA Accredited.
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Young Fives Information
Celebrating our 2019 Accomplishments

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As we enter into 2020, it is time to reflect on all the great things the Anchor Bay School District accomplished in 2019. Click to see some of the amazing accomplishments! 

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Anchor Bay football team earned First Team All State Academic Team

2019-2020 Football team - team photo on football fieldCongratulations to the Anchor Bay football team for earning First Team All State Academic Team along with Senior Ben Seeley earning the All Academic Dream Team. 

ABHS Instrumental Music Accolades

Congratulations to the eight ABHS students selected to the MSBOA District 16 Honors Band and four students selected for the Honors Jazz Ensemble! The District 16 Honors Bands performed a concert in December and the Jazz Ensemble will perform in March.

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K-12 Initiative Focuses on Digital Citizenship

 Blue and green neptune navigate logo    Anchor Bay School District launched a new K-12 initiative to help all students become better Digital Citizens.

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