Baystate Academy Charter Public School (BACPS) is a college preparatory school that provides challenging academic standards in professional health career settings in order to prepare 6 -12th grade students in Springfield to be inspired leaders in the 21st century workforce.
BACPS will offer a rigorous education that prepares students for success in post-secondary education, a necessity for most careers in the health sciences. The school’s curriculum, which will emphasize project-based learning expeditions connected to healthcare and health sciences, will allow students to make deep connections and confront real-world challenges in and out of the classroom.
BACPS believes that the school’s curriculum and program must meet the needs of all students including special education, limited English proficient, low-income, minority, and other at-risk student populations. This process starts with the basic tenet that more needs to be expected of students, faculty, and schools in order to ensure students are successful. BACPS will implement intensive remediation activities in Grades 6-10, so that students can move beyond the knowledge of core concepts in each subject area and demonstrate mastery of that knowledge through practical application. For our school, the knowledge will be applied toward the dynamic and growing field of health science and health care practices. The process of turning this belief into practice rests on the implementation of several core values. These are:
Baystate Academy Charter Public School (BACPS) is a college preparatory school that provides challenging academic standards in professional health career settings in order to prepare 6 -12th grade students in Springfield to be…