2021 Scholarship Application Open

BCEF to award $18,000 in scholarships to 2021 BHS grads.

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The Batesville Community Education Foundation benefits Batesville through engaging yet practical school programs that go beyond the basics.

BCEF was established to provide additional funding for innovative learning opportunities that go beyond the basics in academics, athletics, and the arts in the Batesville public schools, enhancing the educational environment for all students. Read more.

Support for our programs is provided, in part, by our corporate sponsors.

Thank you to our top sponsors for 2020-21:

For a list of all of our generous corporate sponsors, click here.


Giving Tuesday = STEM Activities at BPS


BPS students have chosen what to do with the grant money received from BCEF on Giving Tuesday.  To learn. more, click here.


Alumni Spotlight

Anne (Ekins) Raver, BHS Class of 1984

Check out our next installment of Alumni Spotlight, as we catch up with Anne (Ekins) Raver, Class of 1984, here.

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How Public Schools Are Funded

How Public Schools Are Funded

How BCEF Benefits Batesville

Stretching the dollars as far as they can go, the schools have little left for unique opportunities such as practical, hands-on experiences and real-world exploration. This is where BCEF steps in, funding programs like the cutting-edge flexible learning spaces initiative and equipment for the popular and effective Project Lead the Way engineering courses. Continue reading.

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