Welcome to Richard C. Hedke Elementary School

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    Building Office Hours
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m.
    Monday - Friday

    Contact Us:

    Phone: (734)692-4563
    Attendance is the same as the main number and is monitored by voice mail 24 hours / day



  • School Mascot: Bulldog

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     School Colors: Blue / Gold

  • Hedke Elementary School is a public, comprehensive school, grades K-5.  Enrollment is approximately 510students. 

    Accreditation: We are accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and Accreditation by Advanced Ed.

    Faculty is 100% Highly Qualified and 88% have earned a Master’s Degree or higher.

    Student Opportunities

    Every student receives daily instruction in Reading, Writing, and Math.  Science and Social Studies are taught 3-5 days / week.  Special Classes in Physical Education, Computers, Art, and Music are taught 1 day / week.

    Curiculum related field trips are scheduled per grade.

    Assemblies are scheduled for the whole school and include topics such as Writing, Animals from around the world/ Animal habitats / Anti-bullying / PBIS programing / Author visits / and a Musical program.

    Fourth grade students learn to play an instrument (a recorder - like a flute) and perform a concert in the spring.

    Fifth grade students who desire can take insturmental music before school 2-3 / week.

    Students in grades K-2 are assessed using the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Assessment (F&P) at least 4 times / year.  

    Students in grades 3-5 are assessed using the Measurement of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment at least 3 times / year.  They also take the state wide required assessment M-STEP in the spring over several days.

    Hedke is a center program for Hearing Impaired students in grades 2-5th grade.

    Extra-Curricular Activities


    Hedke offers a variety of clubs and evening events.


    Fall - Cheerleading camp, Robotics Club (grades 4 and 5)

    Family picnic, Fall pictures, Pumpkin extravaganza, Book fair


    Winter - Art club, Game club, Computer club may also be added this year

    Christmas Program, Santa Secret Shop, Activity nights for grade (3-5)


    Spring - Running club, Cheer leading camp, March is Reading Month

    Spring Book fair, Spring pictures,  5th grade camp

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