Challenging and Comprehensive College Preparation

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  • Girls' Program

    No other three-year period in a young girl’s life contains more growth—of mind, of body, of social awareness, and of character—than the middle school years. That’s why our mission at the Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Girls is to provide a school environment where girls feel supported as they grow and are challenged to reach new ground academically and personally.
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  • Boys' Program

    Welcome to the Cranbrook Kingswood Boys’ Middle School. The Middle School is a division of the Cranbrook Educational Community, designed specifically to address the educational and social needs of the early adolescent.
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To receive more information, including our school brochure and an application, complete the brief on-line inquiry form.

To learn more about the admission process for the Middle School, please visit the Applying page.

Why Middle School?

Meet Our Team

List of 7 members.

  • Mr. Kirk Effinger 

    Middle School for Boys' Head
    248-645-3070
  • Mrs. Stacy Rivard 

    Middle School for Girls' Head, Human Development Teacher
    248-645-3420
  • Mr. Michael Roche 

    Middle School for Boys' Dean of Students, Social Studies Teacher
    248-645-3075
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  • Ms. Katherine Mecsey 

    Interim Dean, Middle School for Girls
    248-645-3425
  • Mr. Thomas Burgess 

    Middle School Registrar, Physical Education Teacher
    248-645-3073
  • Mrs. Sue McCormick 

    Girls Middle School Executive Assistant
    248-645-3420
  • Ms. Rita Norkiewicz 

    Boys Middle School Executive Assistant
    248-645-3146

A Unique Way to Learn...

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A unique single-gender educational environment that supports and encourages girls and boys to reach their maximum potential in and out of the classroom
Interim trips for each grade designed to enhance and expand the curriculum (they’re also great fun!)
Intramural sports and interscholastic athletic teams in over a dozen different sports
Leadership opportunities that challenge students to develop their natural leadership skills
Many different clubs to encourage student interests
An art museum open to all students and their families
A renowned science institute open to students and their families and used for field trips and educational activities within the curriculum
Opportunities to help others all around Metro Detroit
An advisor program which ensures each student has an adult mentor, advocate and friend at school

Cranbrook Schools

·39221 Woodward ·Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304
Cranbrook Educational Community admits students and makes its services, activities, and education programs available to students without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status as required by state or federal law.

Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, near Detroit, consisting of three schools; an elementary school with a private preschool, a single gender middle school with a distinct boys middle school and girls middle school, along with a co-ed college prep private boarding high school. Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan. Many of Cranbrook’s students attend top universities and colleges.

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