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CHOICE STORIES

School Choice Week 2015 Highlights

February 3, 2015
School Choice Week 2015 was jam-packed with celebrations! More than 11,082 School of Choice events across all 50 states happened throughout this week. This makes it the largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education. And we were part of it! Take a look…

WMAES Ranked the #3 Charter High School in Michigan by US News

April 23, 2014
Check out where West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science ranks >

Bradford Academy names Ki’erre Gaut, Crockett Graduate as their new Head Football Coach

March 18, 2014
The Southfield Bradford Academy Bulldogs have suffered on the football field since opening in 2009.  Bradford has gone 6-31, the past 2 seasons Bradford has allowed 817 points in 18 games. Bradford entered the 2013-14 offseason with a bit of…

WMAES Ranked Top Ten Charter School

January 26, 2014
Excerpt from Bridge Magazine What are the top 10 charter schools in the state? The top 10 affluent school districts? What schools get the most academic achievement from their fourth-graders? The winners, ranging from small rural districts to urban charter…

Natural Playground at BCMA

October 13, 2013
Battle Creek Montessori Academy started construction on its natural playground. The idea came from kindergarten teacher Jess Rasmussen who believed that a natural playground fit perfectly with the Montessori philosophy. Families, friends and community members donated wood, flowers, trees, tires,…

FCMA Coming Together to Celebrate a Day of Peace

September 18, 2013
Four Corners Montessori Academy (FCMA) will celebrated International Day of Peace (IDP) on Friday, Sept. 20. Each year the official IDP or “Peace Day” is celebrated on Sept. 21. In 1981, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly established IDP to promote worldwide peace and encourage…

MMAEC Clean Up at Heritage Landing

September 5, 2013
Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change headed down to Muskegon’s beautiful Heritage Landing for a service learning project. There, the children put on their gloves, grabbed a garbage bag and explored the grounds with their teacher. Along the way, the…

Morey Students Plant Butterfly Garden

June 4, 2013
Students from fourth to sixth grade at Morey Charter School planted small nectar plants and other grasses to establish a butterfly habitat on Tuesday morning. The students can’t wait for the plants to mature and for butterflies to come enjoy…
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Good Things Happening at WMAES

May 29, 2013
West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Students Clear Out Invasive Mustard Plants at Park Students at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES) in Grand Rapids spent time Tuesday cleaning up Linus Palmer Park. Student council members in grades 6-12…

West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Top Scholars

May 26, 2013
Check out WMAES’s Top Scholars of 2013 >

Our partners’ perspective

When we hired Choice it was like a light bulb turned on. They are extremely supportive of our vision and allow us to be who we want to be while providing the foundational support for our students, staff and school community success. We would not be where we are today without
Choice Schools."

- Susie Schlehuber, Founder and School Leader at Lake Superior Academy

Choice Schools has created and implemented a vision for every child to learn and grow based on his/her needs. They have instilled this mission in their educators, who strive every day to provide the tools for students to reach their full, unique, and empowered potential and purpose.”

– Lisa Gillon, Principal at Livingston Classical Academy

I have worked with Choice Schools Associates for the last 13 years. The service and support that Choice provides its leaders and schools is top notch. They have figured out a successful formula to support the schools in each facet of operation - human resources, finance, operations, and curriculum and instruction. Their support allows me to focus on the daily operation of my school.”

– Terry Larkin, principal at New Branches Charter School Academy

I could not be happier, prouder, more grateful, amazed, awestruck and relieved by our decision to partner with Choice Schools Associates to operate Ivywood Classical Academy. What an adventure this school has been. Every curveball that came our way we managed to HIT OUT OF THE PARK, thanks to our amazing partnership we have built with Choice. I recommend Choice Schools to anyone who is looking for a trustworthy, competitive, experienced, and mission-driven organization. They are simply the best.”  

- Tyler Horning, Founder and Board President at Ivywood Classical Academy