KAMSC kids don't need watches, we have calculators for that
Bazsa Miller (2011)
KAMSC Entrance Exam schedule
For eighth graders attending middle schools in Climax-Scotts, Galesburg-Augusta, Gull Lake, Parchment, Portage, Schoolcraft, Vicksburg, private, parochial, and home schools, the entrance exam is being held on Saturday morning, January 12, at the Bernhard Center on the campus of Western Michigan University.  Students should arrive between 9:00 and 9:30 to be checked in for the exam, which will begin at 10:00.

For eighth grade students attending middle school within Kalamazoo Public Schools or at the Comstock STEM Academy, the KAMSC entrance exam will be administered, on site, at individual middle schools according to the following schedule:  

Maple Street Magnet School, Monday January 14, morning
Comstock STEM Academy, Wednesday January 16, morning
Linden Grove Middle School, Thursday January 17, morning
Milwood Middle School, Monday January 21 morning
Hillside Middle School, Thursday January 24, morning

Make-up exam date:  Thursday January 24, 1:30 PM at KAMSC

Note that if the KAMSC entrance exam on Saturday needs to be rescheduled due to sever weather, we will post information on this web site.

When weather conditions are severe, CONSIDER SAFETY AND COMFORT FIRST when deciding whether or not to attend a KAMSC event.
Fall 2018 Calendar Highlights

W Nov 28 -- 8th Grade Open House, 7:00 pm, Chenery Auditorium                                                                                                                               No Open Lab 

F Dec 14 -- 8th grade KAMSC Entrance Exam Registration forms due

M Dec 24 - F Jan 4 -- KAMSC Closed for Winter Break

M Jan 14 - Wed Jan 16 -- Exams
Welcome to KAMSC Online

Welcome to KAMSConline, the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center's online web community. If you have visited before, please login now to access your new capability.

We have many plans for future development of our web presence. Please bear with us as we implement our upgrades.

The Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center is a regional enrichment center serving both public and private school districts in the counties of Kalamazoo and St. Joseph.
Our onsite program serves students residing in the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (KRESA) service area. We also provide professional learning and outreach programs to fulfill our primary mission of enriching the quality of mathematics and science education for all students in Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties.

KAMSC is a member of the Michigan Math and Science Centers Network and a founding member of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools.  The Michigan Math and Science Centers Network is a statewide collaboration of 33 STEM Centers.  The Network is a core element of the system of support for K-12 STEM education in Michigan.  We Provide high quality STEM opportunities that can reach every child in our state either through direct student services or by providing teacher professional learning.

Our membership includes Directors with expertise in every facet of STEM and STEM education.  Therefore, the Network is both a catalyst and resource for educational innovation.  State and national initiatives can be quickly mobilized throughout Michigan because of the strong working relationships that individual Centers maintain with their constituent schools, teachers and students.  Center Directors also nurture and sustain collaborations between business and industry partners and their local stakeholders.

- Director Dr. Michael Tanoff 
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Matthew A. Scogin, KAMSC Class of 1998, has been named the 14th president of Hope College!

You may read the story, here.
Parents and guardians of KAMSC students are encouraged to monitor student progress through the Synergy PVUE application.

KAMSC uses Synergy to track and communicate grades and other information.

Information on using the Synergy system is available through the "links" link toward the left side of this page. The "Synergy Parent VUE" and "Synergy Student VUE" links may be found toward the bottom of the "links" page.

All parents and guardians of returning KAMSC students should have received login information for the Synergy system last year and those logins remain valid.

Parents and guardians of new KAMSC students should received PVUE login information in the first month of school. Those logins will remain valid throughout the student's time at KAMSC.


KAMSC follows the Kalamazoo Public Schools schedule for snow days.

If KPS is closed for a snow day, KAMSC is closed.

If KPS is in session during inclement weather, KAMSC is also in session.

Students whose district school is closed for a snow day on a day that KAMSC is open are strongly encouraged to consider safety first when deciding whether or not to attend their KAMSC classes.

If KAMSC weekend activities, including the administration of entrance exams, need to be cancelled due to inclement weather, announcements will be posted on this web site and through radio stations WKZO (590 AM, 96.5 FM), WVFM (106.5 FM), The FAN (1660 AM), The Touch (1560 AM, 95.5 FM), WTVB (1590 AM), and WNWN (98.5 FM), as well as through WMMT TV 3, .

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600 West Vine Street Suite 400, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Phone: (269) 337-0004; Fax: (269) 337-0049
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am - 4:00pm