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School Hours

  • Middle/High School:
    7:55am - 2:55pm
    Half Day Dismissal: 11:06

    Elementary School:
    7:47am - 2:56pm
    Half Day Dismissal: 11:07 


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About Our District

District Mission Statement

Marcellus Community Schools will provide a challenging curriculum, a safe learning environment and a competent, dedicated staff necessary for our students to become life-long learners and productive community members.

Superintendent - Ms. Nanette Pauley


Marcellus Community Schools
305 W. Arbor Street
Marcellus, MI 49067


Superintendent's Office
P.O. Box 48
305 W. Arbor Street
Marcellus, Michigan 49067
(269) 646-7655
(269) 646-2700 fax

Elementary School
301 W. Arbor Street
Marcellus, Michigan 49067

(269) 646-9209
(269) 646-5014 Fax

Middle/ High School
303 W. Arbor Street
Marcellus, Michigan 49067
(269) 646-5081
(269) 646-5021 Fax

Marcellus Home School
125 Burney Street
Marcellus, Michigan 49067

Volinia Outcomes School
54080 Gards Prairie Road
Decatur, Michigan 49045

(269) 782-9716
(269) 782-6824 Fax

Transportation Dept.
13125 M-40
Marcellus, Michigan 49067
(269) 646-5981
(269) 646-9305 fax


Middle/High School Principal - Mrs. Lynn Wagner

Middle/High School Mission Statement

All students will be provided opportunities to acquire their maximum educational potential as well as character traits leading to the development of informed citizenship.


Elementary Principal - Mrs. Melinda Bohan

Elementary School Mission Statement

Marcellus Elementary School's mission is to engage children in meaningful, interesting instruction so that they become caring, responsible, responsible, respectful, self-motivated learners through a partnership with staff, families and community.


Volinia Outcome School Director - Ms. Amy Anderson

Volinia Outcome School Mission Statement

The purpose of Marcellus-Volinia Alternative School is to provide a positive and caring learning experience in which students receive the opportunity to achieve the outcomes necessary to direct their lives towards making choices that will help them become cooperative, self-sufficient and responsible adults.



Marcellus Home School Program Mission Statement

We provide a positive, cooperative and caring learning experience where students receive the opportunity to enhance their core educational needs. We direct students towards becoming well rounded and lifelong learners the can provide leadership to others.

About Our District

The Marcellus Community School District is located in Southwest Michigan in Cass County. Portions of the district can also be found in Van Buren and St. Joseph counties. It is a rural school district that sports 36 lakes, Swiss Valley Ski Resort, Rolling Hills Shooting Preserve and a variety of religious and recreational camps. The community of Marcellus has a very active Little League softball and baseball, soccer, 4-H, rocket football and girls and boys scouting programs. The school district offers a popular Great Start Pre-School Elementary Program, and the After School Homework Hour Program for students. We boast some of the highest MEAP scores in the country with a graduation rate of 93.3 percent. Marcellus is primarily an agricultural community as well as a bedroom community for residents who work in either Kalamazoo or Indiana. Marcellus is country living at its best. Students are strongly embraced in a community that supports its young people.


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