Advanced & Accelerated:  REACH

Battle Creek Public Schools is proud to offer the Advanced & Accelerated "REACH" Program especially designed for high-ability learners. This program offers qualifying students in grades 4-8 with classes dedicated to nurturing their gifts and developing their talents.  Ours is the only fully-implemented core-content program for gifted and talented students in Calhoun County.

REACH  provides research-based advanced and accelerated curricula specifically designed to challenge the high- ablity learner. Other benefits include options such as participation in the Midwest Academic Talent Search and coordination with local programs at  Western Michigan University (link to MATS and ATYP information).  Middle school REACH classes are geared toward assisting students in fulfilling high school requirements while in middle school.


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high ability programming

Click on link for important information parents and students should know about Characteristics of Gifted Children

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