Saline – Education

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Saline Area Schools

7265 North Ann Arbor St. (Liberty School). (734) 401-4000. Enrollment (2021-2022): 4950. Superintendent: Dr. Stephen Laatsch, laatschs@salineschools.org. 734-401-4001

School board meets 2nd & 4th Tues. 6:30 p.m. (except July, Aug., & Dec.) at the Liberty School.Trustees serve 4-year terms. Jennifer Steben (president), Michael McVey (vice president), and Susan Estep (secretary). Brad Gerbe, Jenny Miller, Kandance Jones, and David Hayward are trustees.

The Foundation for Saline Area Schools was established in 1987. This nonprofit organization provides private funding to support academic projects, enrichment programs, and other activities that benefit Saline students and contribute to the educational excellence of Saline Area Schools. Make individual teaching, building, district, partnership, and student-led grants throughout the district. Grants serve as seed money for educational initiatives not funded by the general budget. , P.O. Box 5, Saline 48176. (734) 401-4085. supportfsas.org

Harvest Elementary School (grades K-3), 1155 Campus Pkwy. (734) 401-4500. Emily Sickler, principal.

Pleasant Ridge Elementary School (grades K-3), 229 Pleasant Ridge Dr. (734) 401-4800. Kenyatta Hughes, principal.

Woodland Meadows School (grades K-3), 350 Woodland Dr. E. (734) 401-4900. Michelle Szczechowicz, principal.

Heritage School (grades 4 & 5), 290 Woodland Dr. E. (734) 401-4100. Megan DeGrand, principal.

Saline Middle School (grades 6-8), 7190 N. Maple (734) 4​01-4600. Laura Washington, principal.

Saline High School (grades 9-12), 1300 Campus Pkwy. (734) 401-4200. Theresa Stager, interim principal.

Saline Alternative Education (grades 9-12), 7265 North Ann Arbor St. (Liberty School). (734) 401-4040. Carol Melcher, principal. Individual education plans and counseling for students not succeeding in the traditional school system. salineschools.org/schools/saline-alternative-high-school

Special Education. Molly Garcia, director. (734) 401-4006. Early intervention and prevention services, classrooms for children ages 3-5 who meet eligibility criteria, county and local teacher consultants, resource rooms, speech and language services, occupational and physical therapists, school psychologists and social workers, and administrative support. Countywide programs for elementary and secondary students with emotional or behavioral challenges, autism, hearing impairments, or severe cognitive or multiple impairments. salineschools.org/departments/special-education

First Steps Washtenaw and Early On programs-Saline Area Schools 7265 North Ann Arbor St. Services include 3-month-long parent-child classes and playgroups; developmental screenings; parenting and child development information; and connections to preschools, resources, and other support services. salineschools.org/departments/special-education/early-childhood-programs

The Career and Technical Education Center. Dr. Ryan Rowe, executive director (734) 401-4371. The South and West Washtenaw Consortium provides career and technical instruction and arranges cooperative education, internships, and work experience for high school students. rower@salineschools.org, salineschools.org, (search for SWWC)

Community Education> Education

Saline Community Education

(734) 401-4020

7265 N. Ann Arbor St. (Liberty School)

Adult and youth enrichment classes, including classes in foreign languages and writing for pre-high school students; driver’s education and test preparation for high school students; and fitness and art for adults. Register and pay for classes by phone or online. Also, sports leagues, dances, craft shows, cultural arts events, facility rentals. pufferb@salineschools.org, salinecommunityed.com, salineonline.reg.eleyo.com/

Education> Private Schools

Washtenaw Christian Academy

(734) 429-7733

7200 Moon

Head of school: Alicia Ceccarelli. Independent Christian school offering a Christ-centered and academically challenging education in small classes for preschool-grade 12 (college prep). Strong community supported by active families. Music and art programs at all levels. Athletics begin in 4th grade. Income-based tuition available. Homeschool partnership. info@washtenawchristian.org, washtenawchristian.org