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We create an environment where children advance in learning because they learn through discovery. Save your child's seat today!

Preschool Circle - WM

Free Nature-Based GSRP Preschool!

Now enrolling 3.5 - 4 year olds for the 24-25 School Year. We also have an upcoming Open House on April 25th! Click below to learn more.

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. At West Michigan Academy, our goal is clear; to create an environment where children advance in learning because they learn through discovery. Our environment develops both a successful student and a responsible, conscientious adult.

School News

Winter Weather Reminder

September 12, 2016
As we begin to experience some of the more “normal” winter weather for West Michigan, please make the necessary safety arrangements to get your children to school. -Keep your eyes and ears open for cancellations that will be posted on…

The Green Scene – New Freedom for Willow

September 12, 2016
She arrived at Blandford Nature Center in 2004 and is likely at least 20 years old.  In captivity, wood turtles can live more than 50 years.  Wood turtles are very fond of earthworms and can lure the worms to the…

Heart of Gold

September 12, 2016
This year’s Toys for Eagles was more successful than ever! With many classrooms collecting over 50 toys each, WMAES was able to ensure that 18 families – 50 children in all – had a special gift available on Christmas morning.…

What Others Are Saying

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

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 Deitrich, 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?”

-Shawn Wessell, Environmental Education Specialist

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

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

SCHOOL CALENDAR

UPCOMING BOARD MEETINGS

The Board of Directors is scheduled to meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the school.

The Board of Directors will meet at:
4463 Leonard St NW, Walker, MI 49534 Elem Bldg. Rm. 129

TRANSPARENCY REPORTING MISCHOOL DATA
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