Shawmut Hills Elementary boasts a strong sense of community and a healthy Parent Teacher Association. We have a solid history of excellence and a beautiful diversity of learners, making it a great place to work and learn. Shawmut Hills has a unique state-of-the-art, therapy quality Sensory lab for all students, United Way's Schools of Hope Tutoring Program, a free after school program (LOOP), open communication with parents, the biggest school carnival in Grand Rapids, sport and academic clubs of all sorts, a recycling center, many leadership opportunities for students, awesome fieldtrips that cover city and state, middle school service learning, and Junior Achievement. The Shawmut Hills staff works hard to be a resource for families so that they can achieve anything they set their minds to. Some of the other things that attract families to our school are monthly community activities, student fundraisers for local non-profits, community lead Young Authors' Events, lots of volunteer opportunities, an annual Holiday Sing-a-Long for the entire community, y hablamos español!