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

Enrichment Teachers Wanted!

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 marisol.boggsschool Thanks! 


Donate to the Boggs School!

Please read our year-end letter, complete with great give-aways, and consider making a donation! Our supply registry is open all year - we are grateful for any support you are able to provide!


What's New?

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

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

Where is it Coming From book cover

BEC Blog

Board Meeting Post date: February 12, 2018
Open Application Period Post date: January 17, 2018
Board Meeting Post date: January 9, 2018
Year-End Letter 2017 Post date: December 15, 2017
School Closure Post date: December 13, 2017
Sign that says 'Stop you are entering a nut free zone'