2543 Pittsfield Blvd.
 Ann Arbor, MI  48104
 (734) 997-1218
 (734) 997-1229 FAX
 Carol Shakarian, Principal

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Public Act 25 Annual Report link

About Pittsfield Elementary School

Office Staff
Secretary: Jane Winters
Teacher Clerk: Abbey Woodman

Office Hours

 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

penguin.gif 1st morning bell: 8:45 a.m.            
2nd bell/classes begin: 8:48 a.m.
School ends: 3:42 p.m.







Benefits of attending your neighborhood school:

  • All Day Kindergarten
  • Art, Vocal Music, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology, Humanities & Instrumental Music classes part of the school week
  • A rich cultural mosaic that reflects our community
  • 86.4% of Pittsfield K-1-2 and 75% of Gr. 3-4-5 students met the end-of-year grade target in reading (June, ’10)
  • 86% of Pittsfield students Gr. 3-4-5 scored advanced or proficient in reading as tested by the MEAP (‘09/’10)
  • 85.3% of Pittsfield students Gr. 3-4-5 scored advanced or proficient in math as tested by the MEAP (‘09/’10)


World Languages:

  • We remain proud that World Language classes are offered this year at Pittsfield. Spanish instruction will occur in grades 3 – 4.
  • Download the monthly World Language newsletters (pdf documents):
  • September 2010 3rd Grade | 4th Grade


Student Rights and Responsibilities
Students have a right to:

  • Learn and study in a positive atmosphere for learning – one that is unbiased, nonjudgmental, and free from prejudice, discrimination, verbal or physical threats, and abuse
  • Expect that school rules will be enforced in a consistent, fair, and reasonable manner
  • Discuss and receive assistance with educational concerns from the school staff
  • Receive a copy of the Rights and Responsibilities booklet (1.3 MB, .pdf)
  • Receive fair discipline without discrimination
  • Have access to their own student records
  • Use computers and other equipment for learning

Students have a responsibility to:

  • Attend school regularly, arrive on time, bring appropriate materials, be prepared to participate in class, and complete assignments
  • Strive for academic growth
  • Respect the rights, feelings, and property of fellow students, parents, school staff, visitors, guests, and school neighbors
  • Conduct themselves properly on school grounds, school buses, at bus stops, at any school-related activity, and in the classroom, so as not to interfere with the rights of another student to learn
  • Make up work resulting from an excused absence or suspension
  • Follow discipline guidelines adopted by the school and district
  • Use computers in an appropriate manner

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