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Welcome to Hedke Elementary School, home of the Bulldogs. The mission of Trenton Public Schools is to “Inspire Students Today for Their Success Tomorrow.”  We work daily to live this mission by focusing on student achievement, effective teaching and learning practices, and school and community relations. We pride ourselves in offering a family friendly environment, highly qualified, dedicated teachers and staff, and academic opportunities that build a strong foundation for student success both inside and outside the classroom.

Accreditation: We are accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and Accreditation by Advanced Ed.

Faculty is 100% Highly Qualified.

Student Opportunities

Every student receives daily instruction in Reading, Writing, and Math.  Science and Social Studies are taught 3-5 days / week.  Special Classes in Physical Education, Computers, Art, and Music are taught 1 day / week.

Curriculum related field trips are scheduled per grade.

Assemblies are scheduled for the whole school and include topics such as Writing, Animals from around the world/ Animal habitats / Anti-bullying / PBIS programing / Author visits / and a Musical program.

Fourth grade students learn to play an insturment (a recorder - like a flute) and perform a concert in the spring.

Fifth grade students who desire can take instrumental music before school 2-3 / week.

Students in grades K-2 are assessed using the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Assesssment at least 4 times / year.  

Students in grades 3-5 are assessed using the Measurement of Academic Progrss (MAP) assessment at least 3 times / year.  They also take the state wide required assessment M-STEP in the spring over several days.

Anderson Elementary is a center program for Hearing Impaired students.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Anderson offers a variety of clubs and evening events.

Fall - Cheerleading camp, STEM Club (grades 4 and 5)

Family picnic, Fall pictures, Book fair

Winter - Art club, Game club, Computer club may also be added this year

Christmas Program, Santa Secret Shop, Activity nights for grade (3-5)

Spring - Running club, Cheerleading camp, March is Reading Month

Spring Book fair, Spring pictures,  5th grade camp

Hedke Elementary School

Welcome to Hedke Elementary School

Colors: Blue & Gold          Mascot: Bulldogs          

Contact Us

Erin Eaton

Principal - Erin Eaton

Administrative Assistant    Pam Mace

Address: 3201 Marian
Trenton, MI 48183

Fax: 734.692.6355

PrincipalErin Eaton

Erin Eaton joined the Trenton Public School District in 2023 as the principal of Hedke Elementary School. Prior to this, Erin was an upper elementary and middle school principal in the Wayne-Westland Community School District. Before becoming a principal, Erin spent 14 years as an elementary classroom teacher in the Gibraltar Public School District at Chapman Elementary.

Erin earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University in 2004, a Master’s Degree from Marygrove College in 2007 and an Education Specialist Degree from Central Michigan University in 2018.

Erin prides herself in her commitment to making sure all students at Hedke Elementary School reach their full potential by ensuring their individual academic and social emotional needs are met.