Our Mission

The mission of Leland Public School is to sustain an environment where thoughtful interactions and exchanges between students, teachers, and the community, both locally and globally, encourages the development of independently-minded citizens, focusing on exceptional research, critical thinking, and communication skills, and supported by readily accessible, world-class technology. LPS fosters social connection and personal responsibility, providing students with essential tools to pursue fulfilling lives.

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Our K-12 is an International Baccalaureate World School and takes great pride in being a small, close-knit, caring, and supportive learning community. We have high expectations for our student body in all curricular and co-curricular areas, and we have a strong reputation and track record as an outstanding educational institution. We offer a comprehensive educational program that has been consistently voted as one of US News and World Report's top high schools in the country. We are deeply committed to providing a world class education that fosters a global perspective to our 450 students. Our dedicated and experienced faculty provide challenging, exciting, and meaningful learning experiences, and we are fortunate to benefit from a committed and active parent and volunteer network.

2022-2023 Free and Reduced Meal Sign-up
Submit your FREE & REDUCED PRICE MEAL APPLICATION today! School meals will no longer be free for all students in School Year 2022-2023 Full Pay Breakfast: $2.15 Full Pay Lunch: $3.30 How to submit your form Apply online at https://leland.familyportal.cloud/
Social & Emotional Support for LPS Families
Social & Emotional Support for LPS Families
Social & Emotional Support for LPS Families
2021-2022 Covid Guidelines
2021-2022 Covid Guidelines and Continuity of Learning Plan
Resources and information regarding COVID-19 requirements and Continuity of Learning Plan.
Northern Michigan Resources - COVID-19
Northern Michigan Resources - COVID-19
Community Resource links for families during the COVID-19 crisis. NEW - Updated Guidelines from the CDC for K-12

At Home in Leelanau County

Leland Public School is located in northwest lower Michigan's idyllic Leelanau Peninsula encompassing 75 square miles of the most beautiful country in the world. We are a rural, community school located in the heart of the village of Leland on the Lake Michigan shoreline. Our district includes rolling hills and vistas of agricultural land that rival any of the most scenic orchards, vineyards, or farms in France, Italy or the Napa Valley. Our district includes The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, voted as the most beautiful beach in the country and featured in National Geographic Magazine. 

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Updates and Information

Information is automatically emailed to  our parents via a Weekly Update newsletter that highlights activities, classroom experiences, extra-curricular activities, news, events, and important information for the coming week and month. Parents can also opt-in to receiving text messages that provide reminders, alerts, and important, time sensitive updates. A quarterly newsletter is mailed to close to 3,000 community members, most of whom actively participate in the life of our school by attending our theatre productions, sporting events, graduation, senior Harbor Night, and other milestone events in the life of our school. All of this information is posted to our website and updated regularly. Our website also provides an events calendar in addition to the athletic schedules that can be downloaded directly to personal calendars via a free downloading links.

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