West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science



: PreK – 12th
Authorizer: Central Michigan University
Year Established: 1995
Managed by Choice since: 2000
Latest Charter Renewal: 2021
Year of renewal: 2031
Area Superintendent: Ali DuBois
School Leader: Nate Vanduinen, Kevin Maitner
Assistant School Leader: Mark Slotman

A 62-acre campus, featuring farmland, a working garden, nature trails, and a variety of ecosystems, all provide fertile ground for successful learning at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science.

With an emphasis on Environmental Education, the challenging accelerated program respects the differences in each child while demanding students strive to reach their academic and personal goals.

WMAES is one of the first six charter schools in Michigan, and Academy strives to provide an environment that will foster creativity, promote academic achievement and develop sound character and citizenship principles emphasizing responsibility to the environment and society.

Contact: 4463 Leonard NW, Walker, MI 49544
Phone: 616-791-7454 | Fax: 616-791-7453