STEM Middle School

Battle Creek STEM Innovation Center

BCPS is opening a new STEM Middle School in fall 2019 called Battle Creek STEM Innovation Center. It will begin with sixth grade only and expand by one grade per year through eighth grade. The school will be centrally located downtown, in its own wing (the 1100 wing) of the Battle Creek Central High School building. 

The window to apply is now open through April 5. 60 student spots will be available for sixth graders in the fall of 2019, so enrollment applicationa are open to all current fifth grade students. The application process is quick, simple and can be completed online. To apply, click here:

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There is no required entry testing, and a wait list will be used to process any back fills of spots that become open during enrollment.

About BC STEM Innovation Center

STEM — which stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is our nation’s fastest-growing career field according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. At BC STEM Innovation Center, students will experience hands-on project-based learning to help them develop engineering mindsets, design thinking and research skills.

A STEM-focused education not only teaches valuable hard skills that prepare students for higher education and careers in STEM industries, it also imparts intellectual and analytical skills that will help students succeed in thinking creatively and innovating in the face of challenges. Students will learn to question, reflect and inquire through real problem-based lessons.

Upcoming Information Sessions

Thursday, March 14th | 5:30pm at New Level Sports (400 Michigan Ave.)

Wednesday, March 27th | 4:00pm at Battle Creek Central High School (100 W. Van Buren St.)

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