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Defense Logistics Agency
74 Washington Avenue North
Battle Creek, MI 49037-3084
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 are youth. The Parent Dashboard is filled with important information for parents about Michigan Public & Charter schools at https://www.mischooldata.org/ParentDashboard/ 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. There is a for-hire transportation company through one of the local day care center's that specializes in before/after school deliveries.
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 many of the public schools.
Adult education offers college, universities, and technical training. The Advance-ed website provides accreditation information and lists which schools are accredited.
For more information about the State of Michigan school systems, please visit their website. At this website, you can do a search on how to find the annual School Report Card and the Advance-ed information.
No DoDDS schools. Children attend public or private Calhoun County schools.
Battle Creek is a community rich in educational opportunities to include public, parochial, private, charter, Christian, all renowned for their innovation and quality education. Four public and several private school systems in Battle Creek provide a wide range of academic options for students. The Math and Science Center offers classes to exceptional students throughout Battle Creek.
A list of most of the school systems in Calhoun County can be found on the "Calhoun County Schools & Colleges" website.
Families can research and compare the schools at the Great Schools website. Another research and compare school website is SchoolK-12.com. Schools K-12 website was designed for relocating families with school-age children. This site allows the family to search public and private schools and understands that choosing the right Battle Creek neighborhood is equally important to a successful move.
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. 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).