Wiley Elementary School
Christopher Cassin, Principal
47240 Shelby Rd., Utica, MI 48317
The mission of our school is to create and maintain an environment that ensures that every member of the school community reaches a high level of academic achievement as determined by local, state and national standards. We commit to a comprehensive system of support to assure this outcome.
As you enter Wiley Elementary, the level of pride and accomplishment is clearly evident. The school is well maintained and has a safe environment, with current technology appropriate to a wide range of curricular and extracurricular activities. The learning atmosphere is exciting, stimulating and success-oriented. The compassionate and competent staff is committed to excellence. Students come to school prepared and eager to participate. They complete assignments and projects without hesitation and are successful because they believe in who they are. They work to become productive adults and contributing members of society. They aspire to become lifelong learners as they prepare and plan for the future. Parents take an active role in their child’s education by providing basic needs so their child is ready to learn. By learning good work ethics at home, the students are prepared to succeed at school. Parents and staff work together to ensure that students become productive members of Wiley Elementary and society.
We the staff, students, and community of Wiley strive to develop the whole person who grows academically, socially, and emotionally in an environment that encourages life-long learning and productive living.
Wiley Elementary, named after Dr. H.H. Wiley of Utica, opened in 1951. Today it meets the needs of nearly 600 students, in nursery school through sixth grade. In addition to general education, Wiley offers Nursery School, Preschool, Learning Center, Academically Talented, and Latchkey programs.
Throughout the year, dedicated volunteers provide the manpower and funds to offer students co-curricular and extracurricular activities such as assemblies, roller skating parties, dinner nights out, ice cream socials, and a field day.
As a community, Wiley strives on a daily basis to enrich the lives of students academically, emotionally, and socially.