State Report Card
2011-2012 Reward School & Beating the Odds School
Beaver Island Community School (BICS) is a PreK-12th grade public school system located on Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan. BICS has a strong tradition of academic excellence and caring. The school follows a community-defined plan, 21st Century Learning on Beaver Island, to ensure that all students meet defined expectations. The school boasts a high teacher-to-student ratio, music and art programs, and outstanding access to technology, intramural and interscholastic sports. Students who graduate from BICS tend to score higher than state and national averages on the ACT Test and have been accepted into post-high school programs ranging from work placement to community colleges to universities.