Core Value: High levels of critical thought, creativity, and learning
Core Value: Excellence in teaching
Core Value: Authentic, trusting relationships
Core Value: Community empowerment
Core Value: Equity within both human relationships and the natural world
Core Purpose: To provide the tools to achieve ambitious goals and live lives of meaning
Core Purpose: To nurture a sense of place and develop a commitment to a better Detroit
Core Purpose: To grow our souls by developing a connection with ourselves, each other, and the earth

In Memorium

On the one-year anniversary of the passing of Grace Lee Boggs, please enjoy this collection of extra clips from the making of "American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs," courtesy of filmmaker Grace Lee!

Community Arts Teachers

We are accepting applications year-round for creative arts teachers, including P.E., music, visual arts, world languages, and others - surprise us! Please email a resume and letter of interest to Marisol Teachworth, Programming Director, at Thanks!


What's New?

Many others are helping the Boggs School to tell its story. To read and view their journalistic and artistic pieces, click HERE!

Did you know our students wrote and published a book illustrated by renowned author Dave Eggers?  Read more HERE! We still have a few for sale!

BEC Blog

Board Meeting Post date: May 10, 2017
Board Meeting Post date: March 6, 2017
Board Meeting Post date: February 6, 2017
Open House Sessions Post date: January 30, 2017
Enrollment 2017-18 Post date: January 23, 2017

Have you heard of SEMIS, the Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition? This organization is our primary partner in implementing Place-Based Education. Check them out here!