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


We are looking for wonderful people to join the Boggs School staff. You can read more here!

Apply to the Boggs School!

Applications are now on a first-come, first-served basis! Read more here.


What's New?

Others are telling the Boggs School's story in print, and our staff members are likewise speaking to the community about humanizing education. Read and view their journalistic and artistic pieces.

Our principal, Julia Putnam, was the keynote speaker at the University of Michigan's 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Symposium! You can watch the full video (Julia starts at 41:20). Enjoy!

BEC Blog

September Board Meeting Post date: September 8, 2022
Welcome to 2022-23! Post date: August 29, 2022
August Board Meeting Post date: August 8, 2022
Teachers Wanted! Post date: July 18, 2022
July Board Meeting Canceled Post date: July 1, 2022
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