Special Education

Special Education Services

The Battle Creek Public School District is committed to providing quality special education services to all of our students with IEPs. Our administration and staff take responsibility for coordinating and providing quality instructional services for all of our students, completing state and federally required reports, facilitating program and curricular improvement initiatives, assuring that our district meets all legal obligations under state and federal law, as well as building collaborative relationships with other agencies and departments committed to our students and families. This website is intended to assist you in answering questions about special education programs and services in the Battle Creek Public School District. We hope you find the site helpful and informative.


Building Special Education Support Services

Contact the Principal of your child’s school

District Programs and Services

The Battle Creek Public Schools shall comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Act, a federal mandate, and the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education. Evaluation, eligibility, and student assignment are the responsibility of the school district.

Buildings in the Battle Creek Public School District provide the following special education programs and services:


Early Childhood Special Education Programs

Elementary and Secondary Resource Programs

Programs for Students with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Programs for Students with Emotional Impairment

Secondary Functional Program

Related Services

Attendant services

Braille services

Interpreter services

LRE aide support

Nursing services

Occupational Therapy services

Orientation and mobility services

Physical Therapy services

School Social Work services

Speech and Language Therapy services

Teacher Consultant



Links to related websites:

Calhoun Intermediate School District, Department of Special Education – External Linkhttp://www.calhounisd.org/departments/specialeducation/

Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education –

External Linkhttp://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-6530_6598---,00.html