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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B-
  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
Berrien Springs High School is an above average, public, magnet school located in Berrien Springs, MI. It has 501 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
About Berrien Springs High School...
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
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1120
58 responses
Average ACT
24
31 responses
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$38,194
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$708
National
$949
Median Home Value
$107,600
National
$184,700

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
501
Free or Reduced Lunch
51%
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
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$42,891
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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I had the opportunity to get to know students from various backgrounds and cultures. This allowed me to gain a true appreciation of diversity. There were also many types learning options available to students. Throughout my entire high school career, I was enrolled in extended learning opportunities such as Project Lead The Way as well as the Professional Health Careers Academy.

I would have appreciated more staff members showing students that they cared about them personally. I had teachers show that they care but they were the exception, not the rule.
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Berrien Springs High School is an amazing school, and I love going there. One of the best parts of the school is the amazing teachers and faculty. I have a lot of health issues, which has made a traditional school day impossible. But the school has been very accommodating, and have helped figure out a school day that works for me but also gets me all the credits I need and meets state requirements. The teachers especially have been kind and supportive in helping me keep up with my school worth day to day and long-term. There is such a wonderful community and support team for students, as well as great academics and a range of after-school activities.
My personal experience and Berrien Springs High School was wonderful. I’ve heard very few negative stories, and personally haven’t experienced anything negative myself. I absolutely love all my teachers, and I feel like they all genuinely care about every student’s success in this school. They have opportunities to join share time and dual enrollment programs, which have served as a very valuable resource to myself and hundreds of other students as well.