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

October 7:  Picture Day
October 15:
No School -Teacher Inservice
October 20/21: Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences
November 1: No School – Teacher Inservice
November 24: – No School – Teacher Inservice
November 25/26: – Thanksgiving Break

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