Career Opportunities in Colon Community Schools

District Description

DISTRICT DESCRIPTION: The District has approximately 560 students and is located in Saint Joseph County in Southwest Michigan, 41 miles southeast of Kalamazoo, Michigan and 28 miles southwest of Battle Creek, Michigan. The district houses a kindergarten through 5th-grade elementary building, 6th through 12th-grade secondary building and kindergarten through 8th-grade building primarily serving the Amish families of the region. 10% of our students qualify for special education services. 60% of our students qualify for free or reduced breakfast and lunch. Our students come to us from families with a large diversity in income earnings and job types.


It is the policy of the Colon Community Schools Board of Education that no staff member or candidate for such position in this district shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed or ancestry, age, sex, marital status, or disability, be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to, discrimination in any program or activity for which the Board is responsible or for which it receives financial assistance from the U. S. Department of Education.