Award Year: 2017

Kindred Elementary School

55 1st Avenue South
Kindred, ND, 58051-4027

(701) 428-3388

Mrs. Nancy Kochmann, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Kindred School District #2

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Our mission is to inspire and empower all learners as we prepare them to meet the challenges of a diverse global community.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 96%
  • Hispanic: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Native American: 1%
  • ELL: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 0%
Pride in our country, community and school. Go Vikings!

Pride in our country, community and school. Go Vikings!

Kindred Public School District spans three counties and 400 square miles. The climate and culture at Kindred Elementary School reflect the values of our rural communities and the rich traditions of our school district. Students feel safe, connected, and supported. High expectations, a growth mindset and a strong work ethic are the norm. Every child and adult is expected to grow, learn and innovate.

At Kindred Elementary, our collective goal is developing and maximizing student potential. This is accomplished through collaboration and commitment. Functioning as a Professional Learning Community insures a shared vision for continuous improvement and high student outcomes. To achieve results, everything we do places student and adult learning at the forefront. We maintain high standards for the academic and social-emotional development of all students, as well as the continuous growth of teachers and staff. We utilize an ever-growing array of student-centered strategies that promote student learning, engagement and motivation. Through our 1 to 1 technology initiative, we purposefully and successfully integrate technology into our curriculum. We are committed to the ongoing development of 21st century skills.

Kindred Elementary School is a great place to work, play, and discover. Our commitment to excellence is built on tradition yet is a continuous work in progress. The culmination of a positive climate and culture, strong parental and community support, an incredibly effective staff, and a diligent student body perpetuates collective leadership and elevated learning. "Improving Tomorrow by Learning Together Today" is our motto and the authentic way we approach academic success.