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Benton Harbor, MI Schools
Benton Harbor is home to many excellent schools that are sure to suit every educational need your family may have. The area offers superb public schools, private schools, colleges and universities. The Benton Harbor community is dedicated to providing a safe and encouraging environment where all students can grow and achieve their goals on a daily basis.
Benton Harbor Area Schools
The Benton Harbor Area School District provides career-focused college preparatory academic education for young men and women. The district focuses on providing challenging academics, smaller class sizes and an attentive staff. Through a highly structured curriculum that focuses on accountability and self-discipline, Benton Harbor Area Schools strive to create for students the ideal conditions in which to succeed.
Grade: PreK -8th grade
Grace Lutheran School
St. Matthews Lutheran High School
Grade: 9 -12h grade
Lake Michigan College
(The following information is sourced from http://www.lakemichigancollege.edu/index.php. For this and more information, please follow the link.)
Lake Michigan College is a 2-year community college offering associate degrees, certificates, and a wide range of continuing education and business and industry training.
Some facts about Lake Michigan College…
• Students receive $6 in higher future earnings over the next 30 years for every dollar they invest in their LMC education.*
• LMC contributes $242 million to the economy of Berrien and Van Buren Counties through College operations and past student productivity effects.*
• The LMC Mendel Center serves over 100,000 patrons each year through Mainstage performances, trade shows, business meetings, and social events.
• Over 7,000 credit and non-credit students are served annually by the College.
• In 2005-2006, 1,100 high school students earned college credit through Early College programs.
• Each year, approximately one-third of LMC students received some type of financial aid.
• 100% of LMC classrooms are multimedia equipped.
• A 50-acre natural area of the Napier Avenue Campus serves as a science learning lab and as a wildlife sanctuary.
• 682 student computers are available at the four campuses.
• Over 20 LMC courses are offered in an online format.
• An Honors Program provides additional challenge to students who excel academically.
• Partnerships with Siena Heights University and Western Michigan University - Southwest provide access to over 20 bachelor and master degree programs on the LMC campuses.
• Annually, LMC's Community & Business Services division serves more than 50 companies and 2,000 non-credit students.
• LMC conducts Homeland Security training that, to date, has benefited 20 municipalities.
• LMC works with over 30 high schools to provide Early College direct credit and dual enrollment classes that allow students to earn college credit while still in high school.
• Five intercollegiate athletic teams fielded by LMC provide over 70 students each year the opportunity to pursue their academic and athletic talents at the college level.
Western Michigan University
(The following information is sourced from http://www.wmich.edu/southwest/. For this and more information, please follow the link.)
Western Michigan University is a student-centered research university, building intellectual inquiry, investigation, and discovery into all undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University provides leadership in teaching, research, learning, and public service. Nationally recognized and internationally engaged, the University:
• Forges a responsive and ethical academic community
• Develops foundations for achievement in pluralistic societies
• Incorporates participation from diverse individuals in decision-making
• Contributes to technological and economic development
• Engenders an awareness and appreciation of the arts
Western Michigan University’s mission is characterized by its pursuit of the following institutional goals:
• To foster a safe, civil, and healthy University community
• To provide access to academic programs at reasonable cost and in multiple settings
• To strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and international programs
• To increase diversity within the student body, faculty, and staff through institutional practices and programs
• To recognize excellence in the teaching, research, learning, creative work, scholarship, and service contributions of students, faculty, and staff
• To conduct ongoing assessment activities and engage in continuous improvement initiatives within the University
• To establish lifelong relationships between alumni and the University
• To advance responsible environmental stewardship
• To support community and regional partnerships that elevate civic, cultural, social, and economic life