About Spring Valley Center for Exploration

  • Spring Valley Center for Exploration is a magnet school in Northeast Kalamazoo Township, neighboring the community of Parchment. We partner with community organizations to provide After School Programming through Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo, and additional services including the Family Health Center Mobile Health Clinic and Kalamazoo County Dental Clinic, First Day Shoe Fund, Warm Kids Project, and Food Pantry from Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes. We also provide counseling services and academic assistance with tutors and volunteers.

    Mission Statement

    It is the mission of Spring Valley Center for Exploration to create a nurturing community based on relationships, and promoting the values of:

    Academic Success

    A College-Going Culture


    Challenging Curriculum

    Wellness and Safety

    Vision Statement

    The staff at Spring Valley believe in:

    • A safe, positive, and respectful working environment
    • Consistent expectations and a building-wide system of supports
    • Staff, students, and families are one collaborative community
    • Students are curious, proud, problem-solvers who are motivated for learning in order to become productive members of society