Kenowa Hills Public Schools

Curriculum Department

Welcome to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Kenowa Hills Public Schools.  Our office is committed to supporting learning communities that honor students’ strengths and growth areas while focusing on learning, high academic expectations, and character development.  This commitment is the foundation of the Kenowa Hills Public Schools “Journey to Excellence” (J2X).

J2X is the catalyst for student success at Kenowa Hills Public Schools.  All students can meet rigorous expectations if we provide them the proper learning community.  We believe our ability to do so significantly impacts the future of our community, state and even nation.  

J2X involves philosophies, beliefs and instructional practices that are:

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction’s webpage contains information regarding Kenowa Hills Public School’s annual reports, curriculum standards, improvement plans, and helpful links.


Mike Burde
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Cindy Ruscett
Coordinator of Assessment and Achievement

Mary Crawley
Administrative Assistant

2325 Four Mile Road NW
Grand Rapids MI  49544
Phone 616-784-2511 ext 2225
Fax 616-784-8324