The City of Kalamazoo is home to the Kalamazoo Promise, which pledges to provide scholarships to all Kalamazoo Public School graduates in perpetuity. KPS graduates within the school district and enrolled for at least all four years in high school, are eligible.
Kalamazoo is a great place to live and work. The area offers great schools, reputable universities, two nationally recognized healthcare systems, affordable housing, many parks, lakes and golf courses. The City of Kalamazoo also offers many of the cultural attractions that you would find in larger metropolitan areas, including art, theatre, dance, music, restaurants and much more.
The City of Kalamazoo provides the city and surrounding regions with services including public safety (police and fire protection), streets, water, sewer, inspections, community planning, economic development and parks and recreation.