Welcome to Blackbird Elementary – where it all begins!

Blackbird Elementary School is designed for the enhancement and development of the young child.  The staff is professionally dedicated to the foundation years of education. They are an extremely involved team of educators that nurture and support the innate love of learning that beams so brightly in children.

Blackbird Elementary School has a strong reputation for excellence.   Students are provided with engaging learning experiences that support high expectations. Our educators have created a developmentally appropriate curriculum that ensures academic success in a caring and pleasant atmosphere.

Parental involvement is encouraged at Blackbird. Please feel welcome to participate in your child’s educational experiences. We fully utilize parent and community support. Blackbird Elementary School boasts a welcoming environment, and a staff dedicated to the education of the young child.

Upcoming Events

Feb 18: No School – Teacher Inservice
March 16/17:
 Parent Teacher Conferences
March 25th – April 4th: Spring break
April 5: School Resumes
May 27: – No School – Teacher Inservice
May 30: – No School – Memorial Day
June 9/10: – Half Days of School
June 10th: – Last Day of School

Points of Pride

  • Small Class Sizes
  • Academic Excellence
  • Full-Day Kindergarten
  • Preschool Program
  • Childcare Program
  • Strong Parental Participation


Principal:  Nathan Fairbanks
Email Mr. Fairbanks

Office Line:  231-526-4600

Fax Line:  231-526-4630

Attendance Line:  231-526-4660

421 E. Lake St.
Harbor Springs, MI 4974