About Montabella Community Schools

Home of the Mustangs!

Montabella Community Schools is located in mid-Michigan.  The district’s boundaries include portions of three different counties: Montcalm, Isabella, and Mecosta.   The school district covers 150 square miles, which then requires about 1200 miles of transportation per day with the majority of the students being transported.  Montabella Community Schools currently maintains two facilities including Montabella Elementary (PreK – 6th Grade) and Montabella Jr/Sr High (7th-12th Grades).
A variety of services are offered to the students at Montabella Community Schools depending on their grade level. Among these services are Title I, Special Education, Alternative Education, Advanced programs, and Career Center.

Mission, Vision, Belief and Goal Statements


The Mission of Montabella Community Schools is to prepare our students to be successful in a changing global society.


The Vision of Montabella Community Schools is to ensure that every student is achieving at their maximum potential in a safe, inspiring learning environment.

 We Believe

We believe in showing R.E.A.L. Mustang Pride
Respect: Treat others fairly and appropriately in a safe environment.
Explore: Provide opportunities all students to be involved in school & community activities.
Achieve: Together we believe all students can learn the essential skills for the classroom and Society.
Lead: Together we encourage and motivate each other.

Goal Statements

We will enhance existing curriculum and implement new programs to increase test scores and improve academic and real life opportunities.
Culture/Learning Environment
Enhance educational environment to provide positive, active learning opportunities for students.
Communication/Community Involvement
Maintain consistent communication that increases community involvement and engagement to build healthy relationships.
We will use dedicated funds (ie; sinking funds) to address specific needs while exploring the use of a bond to address larger/building & facility projects.
Support teacher retention/recruitment through the allocation of time, resources & training.