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

Apply to the Boggs School!

Open Application Period for 2019-20 is now closed. We are accepting applications on a first-come-first-served basis to be added to our waitlist. See Application Instructions for details. Public tours have concluded for 2019.


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 and is full of items needed for Fall 2019! Thank you!


What's New?

Many others are helping the Boggs School to tell its story. 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

Board Meeting Post date: August 13, 2019
July Board Meeting Post date: July 8, 2019
June Board Meeting Post date: May 29, 2019
Board Meeting Post date: May 7, 2019
2017-18 Annual Report Post date: April 9, 2019
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