B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Address
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Telephone
(269) 471-1748
Website

Berrien Springs High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1100
45 responses
Average ACT
25
28 responses
AP Enrollment
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 54 responses
Report
  • Homecoming Parade
    24%
  • Basketball Games
    19%
  • Football Games
    17%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Winter Formal
    15%
  • Assemblys
    9%
  • Pep Bands,
    2%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
511
Free or Reduced Lunch
59%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$10,581/ year
National
$12,239
52%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.23 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.23 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.23 responses
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Berrien Springs High School Reviews

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Berrien Springs High is truly an experience. I must admit, having moved here, I was in no way expectant of the blend of cultures and fluent diversity that is present here. In every sense of the word, Berrien Springs is a melting pot of nations. This aspect of diversity adds a lot to the overall spirit and experience of the school. Not only is one exposed to various lifestyles and ideologies as well as behaviors, but one is also given the grand opportunity of thriving in an environment suitable for whatever learning style is conducive to the individual. Berrien Springs has virtually no bullies and if anything,its students are encouraged to do books and not drugs. With this being said, it is important to note that academics are 'the thing'. Atypical of seemingly a large amount of teenagers, this environment boosts high performance in education as well as in athletics. Alongside these added factors, the student faculty is beyond friendly and the school spirit here is like no other. I love Berrien Springs!
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My school is located in fairly rural area, so each grade has approximately 100 students. I'd like to make some remark about its peacefulness among the students. This high school's ethnicity is very diverse, so racism and segregation is not significant. I like this point the most. But the facilities such as gym and cafeteria are pretty old. The faculty are usually warm and helpful. The curriculum is normal, but the graduation requirement in senior year is pretty tough.
What I like about Berrien Springs High School is the unique ethnicity they have. No other public school students get to experience being friends with students from all over the world with different backgrounds and culture, in an environment where everyone is nice and caring to each other. I think Berrien Springs can improve its class choices, so every students have the opportunity to challenge themselves into better students.