Angell Elementary

Ann Arbor Public Schools

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    Read more about this honor here.  

    Angell School will be closed  Monday, November 22nd - Friday, November 26th in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. 


    Picture Re-take Day will be held on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021


    Angell School will be closed from 12/20/2021 - 1/2/2022 for break. School will resume on Monday, January 3rd, 2022.


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    Students will be released from school at 1:18 PM on the following Wednesdays:  January 26th,   February 16th, March 16th, April 20th and May 18th due to teacher inservice training. 

    School Hours and Calendar  


    School hours are from 8:45 AM - 3:48 PM. 

    Please see the AAPS School Calendar at

    New to Angell? Take a tour of the school!


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    Meet the Angell PTO and hear about the wonderful things they do for Angell School!  

    Click the photo to learn more about the Angell PTO. 


    Visit our Angell School Art Gallery!

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    Looking for extra ELA support for your child? Check out this great ELA resource for students K-3. 


    Congratulations to our Angell School Class of 2021! Best wishes to you in middle school! 






    Check out the artwork by the Angell Eagles featured during our Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Month Assembly, held on Monday, May 24th. The music is by the great Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, the famous singer - songwriter from Hawaii. Special thanks to our fabulous art teachers, Mrs. Fineberg and Ms. Ruthven. 

    Angell School Celebrates NAAPID / African American History Month

    Check out our virtual assembly from 2/8/2021

    Take Mr. Court's Ann Arbor Black History Quiz 

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    Check out our School Spirit in these videos! 


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    Think you know Angell School? Check out these cool facts about our amazing school!  

    Angell School in the News: 

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    Angell Recognized as a Distinguished PLTW School


    Congratulations to Erica Peplinski-Burge, Angell Spanish Teacher, on being named MIWLA Teacher of the Year!



     Angell Art Teacher, Emily Fineberg, Recognized as Pioneer in Art Education

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    Enrollment at Angell Elementary School  

    We eagerly welcome registration and enrollment of students who live in the Angell attendance area. 

    Please consult the AAPS website if you have questions about your residency and assigned school.   

    Space available in-district (within the Ann Arbor Public Schools attendance area) transfer requests: 

    Normally, the window for in-district transfer requests is from the third week of February to the third week of March. Based on enrollment numbers, it is very unlikely that Angell will have openings for in-district transfers 

    After our Kindergarten / Young Fives Round-Up, we will know if there is a possibility of any in-district transfer requests. Schools with space available are determined annually based upon capacity and projected enrollment. 

    Please note that requests applications are accepted anytime within the application window timeframe. 

    Applications are NOT processed on a first come, first served basis.  

    Mr. Court, principal, welcomes meeting with parents seeking an in-district transfer request once it is determined that there are openings at Angell.  

    AAPS has more information about in-district transers here.   

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    The Angell PTO is an active and fantastic organization. Please watch for a note from the PTO in the opening packet. They will be sending home a letter asking for an enrichment fee from every student.

    This money will go towards school supplies and field trips for all students.   

    Angell International Night
    Each spring, Angell School hosts an International Night. View the Parade of Nations photos, courtesy of Angell parent, Marcin Szczepanski /
    David Zinn Residency  
    Students at Angell worked with local artist, David Zinn, in May. Check out the fun: 
     Angell School Talent Show
    Each winter, the Angell PTO sponors a Talent Show. See pictures of our talented Eagles:  

     Did you know?
    Angell Elementary School is one of the oldest elementary schools in Ann Arbor.
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    The school was built at a cost of $280,000, including the site.  The school was originally called South University Elementary School." South University Elementary" became "Angell Elementary School" in honor of James B. Angell during the 1920s.
     Angell was the longest serving president of the University of Michigan, from 1871-1909.  
    Forrest G. Averill was the first principal of the school.  
    The school was initially opened as a combination elementary and junior high school, serving students in grades K-8. The enrollment area of the school was expanded in 1974 to include the University of Michigan family and graduate housing near the North Campus. The first major renovation occurred under the direction of Elizabeth B. Michael in 1976. Two classrooms were added in 2007. 
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    Angell School received a Blue Ribbon award in 2015. 
     Check out the celebration here.