District Points of Pride
L’Anse Creuse Public Schools is an exemplary district centered on student achievement. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of approximately 11,000 diverse students. Our goal is to ensure each student graduates with the high-level skills needed to successfully enter a global economy. Guiding our students to achieve their personal best is a combined effort of over 1,200 staff members, as they maintain a positive learning environment for our students from pre-kindergarten to graduation.
Points of Pride
- Robust curriculum with focus on 21st century skills
- Safe and nurturing learning environment
- State accredited schools
- High level of parent involvement and community support
- Highly qualified and award-winning teachers and staff
- Nationally recognized child care program
- State and National Blue Ribbon Schools
- Highly qualified paraprofessionals provide additional classroom support
- Nine LCPS schools earned Michigan Green School Evergreen status (2015-2016)
- Thirty-one consecutive years, The Business Office has been recognized for 31 years for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
L’Anse Creuse Public Schools takes great pride in providing every child with an elementary school experience that nourishes his or her natural intellectual curiosity while building confidence and developing strong academic and social skills.
- Caring teachers with specialized early childhood endorsements who exceed state and national teaching standards
- Developmentally appropriate curriculum and intellectually stimulating classrooms
- Award-winning reading and writing programs based on national literacy standards
- Integration of technology into curriculum and daily classroom activities, including Smart Boards in all classrooms
- Mathematics concepts taught through everyday experiences
- Hands-on science curriculum
- Specialized staff provides instruction in Spanish, music, physical education and art
- Three Leader In Me schools that teach how to implement the Seven Habits of Effective People into their everyday life.
When students transition from the elementary to the middle school level, they are exposed to many new opportunities. Students will find their passions both in and outside of the classroom, as well as what motivates them to learn every day.
- Focus on Whole Child with preparation for high school
- Opportunities to earn high school credit
- Advanced English Language Arts and Math classes
- Elective courses include technology, drama, forensics, art and physical education
- Award-winning band and choir programs
- Extracurricular clubs including Science Olympiad, Yearbook, Drama Club and Ski Club
- Competitive athletics including football, girls and boys basketball and track, volleyball, and various intramural sports
- Smart Boards in all classrooms
- Community service involvement available through Student Council and National Junior Honor Society
L’Anse Creuse has two traditional high schools, one alternative high school and one career and technical education center. Students continue to develop their academic and extracurricular interests and prepare for success in a global economy.
- Average graduation rate of 97.6%, with both high schools among the top 5 in Macomb County
- Extensive world language curriculum, including French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish
- Competitive athletics with 17 sports offered
- Free college credit opportunities through Advanced Placement classes, dual enrollment, and Early College of Macomb
- Hybrid course offerings
- Specialized Math/Science/Technology program
- Hands-on Career Technical Education programs linked to jobs in demand, including graphic arts, medical investigations, and computer-aided design (CAD)
- Award-winning fine and performing arts programs
- Various extracurricular activities and clubs
- The Class of 2017 was offered nearly $7.5 million in scholarships
- The Class of 2017 volunteered over 66,000 hours of community service
- F. V. Pankow Center’s TV & Broadcast Media program won the 2015 Education Excellence Award from the Michigan Association of School Boards
- LCPS has an alternative high school, the DiAnne M. Pellerin Center, giving students the opportunity to reengage in learning and earn a high school diploma