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Why our families choose Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools
Our Christ-centered classrooms have helped families foster purpose-driven adults for over 100 years. We teach the whole child – mind, heart, and soul. Together with families, we prepare our students for college and career, and, more importantly, for the challenges and crossroads of life.
St. Philip Catholic Central High School prepares students for the world stage by providing a quality, faith-based education tailored to each student. Our excellent reputation creates unique opportunities for students, from outstanding senior internships to meaningful service projects. Our students are fluent in modern tools and research methods, each having their own mobile device. Weekly Mass, daily theology classes, and community outreach cement a lifelong adherence to service before self. Our SAT scores are the highest in the area, our graduation rate is 100%, and every single one of our graduates has plans for secondary education or military service, often with substantial scholarship money. Read more about what St. Philip can offer your young adult!
St. Joseph Catholic Middle School is designed for the pre-teen learner. Each student has a personal staff advisor for one-on-one guidance, their own iPad for technological fluency, and access to a variety of extra-curricular programs. Weekly Mass, daily theology classes, and service-learning projects nurture a lifelong adherence to service before self. Confirmation preparation is part of the curriculum enabling a deeper understanding of the sacrament. Our students have superior NWEA test scores and a high acceptance rate into the Battle Creek Math and Science Center. Most importantly, every student enters high school prepared for success. Read more about what St. Joseph Middle School can offer your pre-teen!
St. Joseph Catholic Elementary & Preschool is the best start for your child! Our top-notch, state-certified teachers ensure your child gains mastery of the educational basics. We identify and understand each child’s strengths then build upon them as they learn within safe and faith-filled environments. Our preschool programs support your family’s schedule and your child’s developmental needs. Our unique Transitional Kindergarten program is designed for children who need more time to develop their social, emotional, and academic growth before Kindergarten. Weekly Mass and daily theology classes for our older students, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for our younger students, and service learning projects for all foster a lifelong adherence to service before self. Communion and Reconciliation preparation is part of the curriculum, enabling a deeper understanding of the sacraments. We have a dedicated student support specialist, before-school and after-school care, and a diverse afterschool enrichment program. Read more about what St. Joseph Elementary and Preschool can offer your child!
The BCACS difference doesn’t stop when the bell rings. Athletics, clubs, art, music – our students have a rich life beyond the classroom.