Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
Battle Creek and Calhoun County offers a wealth of educational opportunities; from Public, Christian, Parochial, Charter and Private K-12 schools for youth. The Parent Dashboard is filled with important information for parents about Michigan Public & Charter schools at https://www.mischooldata.org/dashboard-home/ Most schools offer various sports and art programs, and have before and after school programs. All public schools offer bus transportation. The local commercial bus transportation stops at many locations near the schools.
The K-12 schools offer lunch programs. Exceptional children programs are also offered at most schools, to include pre-college courses in the high schools. Special Education is also provided by most of the public schools.
Adult education offers college, universities, and technical training.
For more information about All school districts in Michigan (greatschools.org), please visit their website. At this website, you can do a search on how to find the annual School Performance.
No DoDDS schools.
Children normally attend:
Calhoun County (Public https://www.calhounisd.org or (Private) schools.
The Legacy Scholarship for Battle Creek Public Schools, Lakeview School District, and Calhoun Community High School for students enrolled 8th-12 grade and graduated from one of these schools. Eligibility decreased each year the student attends a school outside of the eligible districts. The scholarship covers Kellogg Community College for up to two years (62 credit hours), mandatory fees, and a book stipend.
https://www.kresa.org or Private) schools.
Families can research and compare the schools at the Great Schools website.
Michigan parents have the right to home school their children. The Michigan.gov website provides the Homeschooling in Michigan page that summarizes the Michigan requirements for home schooling. This document summarizes the right to home school in Michigan, whom may home school, reporting process, teacher requirements, course of study, textbooks, required testing, athletics, funding, and additional information. More information is available on the Michigan.gov website at www.michigan.gov/homeschool
There are other excellent resources available to help the families determine if home schooling is for them, support groups, articles, links, other topics (field trips, magazines, record keeping, book stores in Michigan, and more). In addition, https://www.schoolk-12.com has a tuition free K-12 online school available at home.