Student holding piece of paper that says 'Each struggle brings forth new contradictions, new and more challenging questions'
Core Value: High levels of critical thought, creativity, and learning
Students on a boat looking at a map of the Great Lakes
Core Value: Excellence in teaching
Two students smiling at a roller rink
Core Value: Authentic, trusting relationships
Students working together to spread mulch at a playground
Core Value: Community empowerment
Smiling students in a green house
Core Value: Equity within both human relationships and the natural world
A soccer team huddling up and giving high-fives
Core Purpose: To provide the tools to achieve ambitious goals and live lives of meaning
Student reading book 'A is for Activist'
Core Purpose: To nurture a sense of place and develop a commitment to a better Detroit
Three smiling elementary aged students posing in front of a planter box in a garden.
Core Purpose: To grow our souls by developing a connection with ourselves, each other, and the earth

Apply to the Boggs School!

Open Application Period for 2019-20 is April 1-30, 2019! For the current school year, we accept student applications on a first-come, first-served basis year-round. See Application Instructions for details. 

Donate to the Boggs School!

We can only do what we do because of our friends. A donation of any amount helps! And our supply registry is open all year! Thank you!

What's New?

Many others are helping the Boggs School to tell its story. Read and view their journalistic and artistic pieces.

Last year, our 1st and 2nd graders made a movie about the life of trash with our friends at People in Education (PIE)! Check out "Trash Life"!

Did you know our students wrote and published a book illustrated by renowned author Dave Eggers?  Read more about the book

Where is it Coming From book cover

BEC Blog

Board Meeting Post date: November 12, 2018
Board Meeting Post date: October 8, 2018
Board Meeting Post date: September 12, 2018
First Day of School! Post date: August 29, 2018
Board Meeting Post date: August 9, 2018
Sign that says 'Stop you are entering a nut free zone'