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Great Oaks Elementary

​Our Mission Statement

Great Oaks Elementary School will promote academic excellence in a caring environment.

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Secondary Exam Schedule & Half Days Due to Snow Day

Secondary Exams for 3rd & 4th hours will be held Friday, January 27th. All schools will have a half day.

Monday, January 30th, will be a A HALF DAY FOR ALL SCHOOLS, middle and high schools will have 5th & 6th hour exams. 

2023-24 Enrollment will Start February 16th!

special reminder

Excited to join the Anchor Bay family? We are excited to have you!!!
Our enrollment window for new students for the 2023-24 School Year will begin on February 16th. 

More information and links for the online enrollment system will be posted on this date 

Second Semester School of Choice Information

Schools of Choice will be open for 2nd semester as follows:

Thank you Voters!

thank youThank you voters for making it a new day in the Bay!

Approval of the bond proposal will improve student safety and security, enhance the K-12 educational program, address aging infrastructures, correct geographical concerns, increase building efficiency, and protect the community's investment in its schools.

In the coming months, we will keep the community informed as we move forward with the bond proposal projects.

Thank you to all the parents, students, staff, and other members of the community who helped us inform people about the bond proposal.

Mark Your Calendar

Our calendar can be linked to your phone/device's calendar app.  Please click on the calendar icon next to "Upcoming Events" below for directions on how to set this up.

Upcoming Events

January 30
Half Day for all Schools (Secondary Exam Make-up Date from Snow Day)
Half Day for all Schools (Secondary Exam Make-up Date from Snow Day)
Date: Jan 30
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar

5th & 6th Hour Exams

Elementary will have a full day.

January 31
Johnathan Rand Visit
2:00 PM
Johnathan Rand Visit
Date: Jan 31
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
February 17 - February 20
No School – Mid-Winter Break
No School – Mid-Winter Break
Date: Feb 17 - Feb 20
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
February 21
School Resumes
School Resumes
Date: Feb 21
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
February 22
Longway Planetarium (1st Grade Only)
Longway Planetarium (1st Grade Only)
Date: Feb 22
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
Board of Education - Regular Meeting
7:00 PM
MacDonald Elementary
Board of Education - Regular Meeting
Date: Feb 22
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MacDonald Elementary
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
March 18
Board of Education - Workshop
Board of Education - Workshop
Date: Mar 18
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar

Pay for it logo

External LinkPay For It


To pay using Pay-for-it:

  1. Log on to https://www.payforit.net/
  2. Register for an account (You can get step by step instructions here: https://www.payforit.net/Images/SigningUp.pdf)
  3. Add students to your account. You will need their Power Schools ID (you can get this from your school office.
  4. Click on the Fees Tab to pay your students assigned or optional fees.

To Make a payment on Pay-for-It:

  1. Log in and got to the "Fees" tab
  2. Click on "Make Fee Payment"
  3. Under Optional Fees - Click on the green "+". 



Contact Us

Great Oaks Elementary

32900 24 Mile Road
Chesterfield Twp, MI 48047
Phone: (586) 725-2038
Fax: (586) 725-4014
Ron Medley
Rene Moses
Office Manager
Cindy Houle
Data Para Professional

School Times:

Full Day: 9:00 AM - 3:51 PM
1/2 Day: 9:00 AM - 12:26 PM

Attendance Line:

(586) 725-2038 ext. 1101
Email Cindy Houle 

If your child is going to be absent or tardy, please call or email as early as possible.  A message can also be left with your name, student's name, grade/teacher, date of absence & reason for absence.
Thank you!


The Great Oaks PTO has a website for PTO events, signups, etc. The school code is V3TPU7​​​​​. Please click on the link below. 

External LinkGreat Oaks PTO 

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