Core Purpose: To nurture a sense of place and develop a commitment to a better Detroit
Core Value: Community empowerment
Core Purpose: To grow our souls by developing a connection with ourselves, each other, and the earth
Core Value: Authentic, trusting relationships
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 Value: Excellence in teaching
Core Value: High levels of critical thought, creativity, and learning


The Boggs School is looking for a certified long-term substitute teacher from May until the end of the school year. Must be an excellent teacher and committed to Detroit families! Send a resume and letter of interest to 

Check Us Out!

Please join us at the Boggs School on:

Wed., March 18 6:30-8

Sat., March 21, 1:00-3:00

Read more here.

What's New?

Many others are helping the Boggs School to tell its story. To read and view their journalistic and artistic pieces, click HERE!

Did you know our students wrote and published a book illustrated by renowned author Dave Eggers?  Read more HERE! We still have a few for sale!

And did you hear?  The Boggs School was chosen to receive a youth leadership grant by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and is a finalist in the Knight Cities Challenge!

BEC Blog

Year-End Letter December 9, 2014
Budget Hearing December 9, 2014
Special Meeting October 21, 2014
Year-End Appeal December 16, 2013