Welcome to Grayling Elementary School

At GES, we strive to provide a first-class educational experience to elementary children in grades K-4. There’s no doubt that the CASD's children are “Growing to Greatness!” And at Grayling Elementary School, we believe that “The Sprout Starts Here." We also know that "The Sprout" starts well before kindergarten. GES houses the community-based Grayling Cooperative Preschool-GSRP and a NEMSCA Head Start program.  

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Shauna Bergwall
Heather Bozzo
Assistant Principal
Stacy Bonesteel
Administrative Secretary
Cherelle Burkett
Administrative Secretary
Beth Lennon
Special Education Secretary
GES named 'High Performing School' in 2019 CAP Report

Grayling Elementary School was named by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy as a high performing school in the 2019 Context and Performance Report Card. The CAP report ranks over 2,000 public elementary and middle schools across Michigan. GES ranked in the 90th percentile and was given a grade of “A” in this year’s rankings. Read more information about the report.

Messages to Students

To get a message to your child before the end of the school day, please call GES (344-3655) before 2:00, GMS (344-3559) before 2:30 and GHS before 2:40 p.m.

School Closure Information

School closing and emergency information is available 24 hours a day by calling 989-344-3530.


Office: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
School Day: 8:22 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 12:35 p.m. 

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Our Mission

Our mission is to unite as a staff to ensure that all students achieve at a high levels and are valued as individuals. 

Our Shared Vision

Grayling Elementary School is an exemplary school in Michigan. Here we ensure that all students achieve at high levels. We value each student as an individual. We believe and trust in one another. We do not make excuses; instead we solve problems. Collaboration is our key to driving our students' success and staff growth. We are relentless in our pursuits and will not be satisfied until our vision is achieved.

CASD Non-Discrimination Statement

The Crawford AuSable School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability in admission or access to any of its programs, activities or policies. Any person having inquiries concerning the Crawford AuSable School District's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, the ADA or Section 504 is directed to contact Dana Reilly, CASD business manager.

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