Children are natural learners – using adventures and experiences to shape their every day lives.

When you envision your child’s education, do you see them reading a textbook cover to back? Here at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science, the world is our guide book. Science and nature guide children at WMAES to experience learning. What makes us great is our belief that children thrive because we allow their learning to expand to endless possibilities – becoming an individualized learning path for each student.

From preschool through 12th-grade, we offer a complete, fully accredited education grounded in the disciplines and rewards of science. Our goal is clear: to develop both a successful student and a responsible, conscientious adult.

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From Our Blog

1710, 2019

Night of Pastabilities Raises $5,968.43

On Friday, September 27, 2019 around 100 friends, family and community members attended West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science’s Night of Pastabilities annual fundraiser. The night was organized by The Power Parent Group.  The Night [...]

2309, 2019

Our Student’s Rocked the SAT

The Michigan Department of Education announced that only 24 schools who have higher subsidized lunch rates exceeded the state average SAT Scores. West Michigan of Environmental Science ranked 10th out of the 24 schools.   Based [...]

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Treats on the Trails

Treats on the Trails

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Holiday Break

November 27 - November 29

Holiday Break

December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020

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Our 62-acre campus has 5 different ecosystems, each with its own outdoor classroom and opportunity for exploration.

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NEW Nature-Based Preschool!

We are excited to announce that we are starting a new nature-based preschool at WMAES for the 2019/2020 school year!

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“This school is tremendous and I couldn’t imagine sending my son anywhere else.Where can you go and receive so much one-on-one attention and complete upfront communication from the staff.”
Jennifer Dietrich, Parent
“When I came to WMAES, I knew I had found the right fit for my teaching style. It’s rare to have colleagues so willing to work together, and a student body so accepting of each other. Plus, what science teacher wouldn’t want a 62-acre outdoor “lab”?”
Robert Barrett, HS Environmental Science Teacher

“The opportunities our students have to explore the outdoors and learn about the world around them is amazing! Students at WMAES love learning in our environment. I always seem to learn something new too!”

Kimberly Jones, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
“Because of the outstanding group of students, teachers, and administration at WMAES, I have complete confidence our graduates leave with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in college and beyond.”
Julie Tuuk, Parent and HS Social Studies Teacher
No two children are alike, mine certainly are not, but WMAES has been a great fit for them both. I recommend the school all the time and those interested should always explore and check out WMAES for their students.”
April Sutphin-Nelson, Parent