Benzie Central Middle School 



Kyle Taylor is a proud graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy where he majored in Vocal Performance. From there he graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology and a Master’s in Educational Administration. Mr. Taylor has been in Education for 20 years as a High School and Middle School in the subject areas of Physical Education Teacher/Coach, Mathematics, CTE Technology, and Engineering/Robotics. He was a High School Assistant Principal and Student Services Analyst/Data Coordinator for Spring ISD in Spring, Texas. Mr. Taylor also was a Database Technology Specialist for Traverse City Area Public Schools(TCAPS) where he worked with District Administration and Campus Principals on Performance Management and Strategic Planning. Mr. Taylor is coming from Texas City ISD where he was a High School Assistant Principal and Testing Coordinator. He is very much looking forward to coming home and facilitating the growth of student success by meeting the needs of the students where they are and building positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and the community.


Kyle Taylor
Benzie Academy | Middle School | High School Principal
(231) 882-4497  Ext. 2252 

Other Links:


Enrollment Packet (Complete Enrollment Packet)

Enrollment Form Benzie County Central Schools 6-12

Immunizations – Consent Form 

Immunizations Required for Michigan School Entry

Student Records Request

Virtual-Online Learning – Parent Permission-

Handbook Acknowledgment Form and Misc. Permissions


2023-24 School of Choice Application

Birth Certificate – The Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics registers, preserves, and issues certified copies of vital records. This includes birth certificate records dating back to 167.

WORK-PERMIT-UNDER-16-must be printed on pink paper
SUGGESTED 7th/8th SUPPLY LISTSDon’t miss those back to school sales
HUSKY DEN (price list for items like t-shirts, lanyards, and more)

Athletic Office:

ATHLETIC PHYSICAL FORM *Form is two-sided and a student must have a current physical on file to practice/participate in sports. (This includes try-outs). The physical must be dated on or after April 15th and signed by a physician to be current for the following school year.


    • Mailing Address:

      9300 Homestead Rd

      Benzonia, MI 49616

    • Principal:

      Kyle Taylor

    • Assistant Principal

      Nicole Torrey

    • Athletic Director:

      Eli Harris

    • Secretaries:

      Rebecca Meachum

      Chantelle Jones

      Misty Tennant

    • 6-12 Registrar:

Chantelle Jones

Service Above Self Award: There are four Award recipients per year and selected primarily on the basis of service and leadership not only at school but also within the community. The Service Above Self Award is presented by our Benzie Sunrise Rotary in conjunction with Benzie Central Middle School.

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