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Mission and Vision Statements

Vision Statement
100% success for every Bearcat.

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Mission Statement
We engage, empower, and collaborate to educate and prepare every Bearcat for college, career, and life as a global citizen.

School Hours

Lower Elementary (including Fremont International Academy)

  • Full Day: 8:50 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
  • Half Day: 8:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Upper Elementary (including Valley View Elementary)

  • Full Day: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Half Day: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Battle Creek STEM Innovation Center

  • Full Day: 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Half Day: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Northwestern Middle School

  • Full Day: 7:40 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
  • Half Day: 7:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Springfield Middle School

  • Full Day: 7:30 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
  • Half Day: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Battle Creek Central High School

  • Full Day: 7:30 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
  • Half Day: 7:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

W.K. Kellogg Preparatory High School

  • Full Day: 7:30 a.m - 2:40 p.m.
  • Half Day: 7:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
  • Night School Program: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Battle Creek Area Math and Science Center

  • Morning: 7:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
  • Afternoon: 11:35 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Calhoun Area Career Center

  • Morning: 7:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Afternoon: 11:50 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Battle Creek Adult Education

  • Hours vary by location.
  • Visit for more information.

Our District


Welcome to Battle Creek Public Schools

A world-class system providing a quality education that prepares all students to be productive and responsible citizens. Battle Creek Public Schools will ensure a quality education for all students through quality teaching and support from all staff.

District Information

Battle Creek Public Schools is an urban school district located in Calhoun County, Michigan. It serves a major portion of the City of Battle Creek, portions of Emmett Township, Pennfield Township, Bedford Township, and the City of Springfield. The district includes one high school, two middle schools, six elementary schools, including a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) school, and a new Alternative High School housed at the W.K. Kellogg Middle School. There are four sites in the district for Early Childhood Education, the Battle Creek Area Math and Science Center, and an adult education program. The district also has one of the nation's few remaining Outdoor Education Centers located on beautiful Clear Lake in Dowling, Michigan.

Substitute Teacher Information

EDUStaff has partnered with Battle Creek Public Schools to recruit, train, and provide qualified substitute teachers and paraprofessionals for Battle Creek Public Schools and Calhoun ISD.
If you are interested in registering to become a Substitute Teacher, please contact EDUStaff at or by calling 1.877.97.GOEDU