Top 10 Best Berrien County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 76 public schools serving 22,398 students in Berrien County, MI (there are 24 private schools, serving 4,312 private students). 84% of all K-12 students in Berrien County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Berrien County, MI are Bridgman Elementary School, New Buffalo Elementary School and Hollywood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Berrien County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Berrien County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Best Berrien County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bridgman Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3891 Lake St
Bridgman, MI 49106
(269) 466-0241
Grades: PK-4
| 347 students
Rank: #22.
New Buffalo Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12291 Lubke Rd
New Buffalo, MI 49117
(269) 469-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 225 students
Rank: #33.
Hollywood Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
143 East John Beers Rd
Stevensville, MI 49127
(269) 428-1414
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #44.
Blossomland Learning Center
Special Education School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
711 Saint Joseph Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 473-2600
Grades: PK-12
| 135 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Bridgman High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9964 Gast Rd
Bridgman, MI 49106
(269) 466-0223
Grades: 9-12
| 275 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2000 El Dorado Dr
Stevensville, MI 49127
(269) 428-1416
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #77.
Brown School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2027 Brown School Road
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 926-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #88.
St Joseph High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2521 Stadium Dr
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 926-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,034 students
Rank: #99.
New Buffalo Middle School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1112 East Clay St
New Buffalo, MI 49117
(269) 469-6003
Grades: 6-8
| 144 students
Rank: #1010.
Lakeshore Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1459 West John Beers Rd
Stevensville, MI 49127
(269) 428-1408
Grades: 6-8
| 619 students
Rank: #1111.
Upton Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Maiden Ln
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 926-3400
Grades: 6-8
| 642 students
Rank: #1212.
Fc Reed Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10254 California
Bridgman, MI 49106
(269) 465-5410
Grades: 5-8
| 236 students
Rank: #1313.
Lakeshore High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5771 Cleveland Ave
Stevensville, MI 49127
(269) 428-1402
Grades: 9-12
| 872 students
Rank: #1414.
Clarke School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
515 East Glenlord Rd
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 926-3600
Grades: K-5
| 469 students
Rank: #1515.
Moccasin Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
410 Moccasin St
Buchanan, MI 49107
(269) 695-8408
Grades: 2-4
| 317 students
Rank: #1616.
Lincoln School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1102 Orchard Ave
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 926-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #1717.
Stewart Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2750 Orchard Ln
Stevensville, MI 49127
(269) 428-1418
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: #1818.
Way Niles
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Tyler St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 633-0736
Grades: 6-12
| 143 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Brandywine Innovation Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1830 S 3rd St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-8805
Grades: 6-12
| 84 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Niles Cedar Lane
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Tyler St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 684-9554
Grades: 9-12
| 103 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Southside Special Educ School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1450 Silverbrook Ave
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-0421
Grades: 4-12
| 38 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Way Watervliet High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
450 E Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-0897
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
Rank: #2323.
Eastside Connections School
Magnet School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Tyler St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 682-2585
Grades: K-8
| 409 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Buchanan Step Up
Alternative School
Magnet School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 West Chicago Street
Buchanan, MI 49107
(269) 695-8401
Grades: K-12
| 25 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Way Eau Claire
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6295 W Main St
Eau Claire, MI 49111
(269) 461-3121
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Berrien County Juvenile Center
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6414 Deans Hill Rd
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 471-7725
Grades: 6-12
| 19 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Career And Alternative Pathways To Education Center
Alternative School
Magnet School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
636 Pipestone St
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-1900
Grades: 6-12
| 96 students
Rank: #2828.
Buchanan High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 West Chicago St
Buchanan, MI 49107
(269) 695-8403
Grades: 8-12
| 537 students
Rank: #2929.
Buchanan Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
610 West 4th St
Buchanan, MI 49107
(269) 695-8406
Grades: 5-7
| 320 students
Rank: #3030.
Berrien Springs High School
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-1748
Grades: 9-12
| 527 students
Rank: #3131.
Three Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Oak St
Three Oaks, MI 49128
(269) 756-9050
Grades: 3-5
| 111 students
Rank: #3232.
River Valley Middlehigh School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15480 Three Oaks Rd
Three Oaks, MI 49128
(269) 756-9541
Grades: 6-12
| 287 students
Rank: #3333.
Berrien Springs Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
502 Middle School Drive
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-2796
Grades: 6-8
| 396 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Niles Senior High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 Eagle St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-2894
Grades: 9-12
| 818 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Watervliet Senior High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
450 East Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-0734
Grades: 9-12
| 395 students
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Berrien County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1421 Pipestone Rd
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2600
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
300 Riverview Drive, Suite 1
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 926-7000
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-2891
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
711 Saint Joseph Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-7725
Grades: K-12
| 48 students
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 473-0501
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
One Sylvester Ave, Po Box 130
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-1748
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
501 Middle School Dr. P.O. Box
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 473-0500
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
499 W Main Street
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 927-1064
Grades: 10-12
| 91 students
9964 Gast Road
Bridgman, MI 49106
(269) 466-0223
Grades: 9-12
| 9 students
209 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2000
Grades: K-5
| 227 students
653 Valley Drive
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-1700
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
711 Saint Joseph Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-7725
Grades: PK
| n/a students
315 North 14th St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-2585
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
400 Donald Adkins Dr.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2100
Grades: K-5
| 158 students
1452 Learning Ln
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-1700
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
120 East Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-1400
Grades: 7-8
| 401 students
1901 Fairplain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2200
Grades: K-4
| 284 students
122 East Southeastern St
Galien, MI 49113
(269) 545-3365
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
122 East Southeastern St
Galien, MI 49113
(269) 545-3365
Grades: 6-8
| 21 students
1716 Territorial Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 519-0009
Grades: 1-8
| 109 students
1716 Territorial Rd
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 263 students
2740 Mannix St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-4635
Grades: K-1
| 189 students
2214 S. State Street
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 926-3151
Grades: PK-K
| 244 students
1995 Union, P.o Box 1107
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-1600
Grades: PK-2
| 212 students
6463 Becht Rd East
Coloma, MI 49038
(269) 468-2430
Grades: K
| 1 students
2199 Laurel Drive
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2300
Grades: K-5
| 161 students
465 South Mccord St
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-1600
Grades: K-5
| 269 students
750 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2400
Grades: 9
| n/a students
750 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2400
Grades: 5-6
| 333 students
267 N Hull Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 605-2500
Grades: 1-9
| 350 students
P.o. Box 38
New Troy, MI 49119
(269) 756-9541
Grades: 6
| 83 students
1441 Eagle Street
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-6031
Grades: 9-12
| 327 students
1 Tyler St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-7484
Grades: 6-12
| 218 students
1131 Columbus Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 927-0734
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
15480 Three Oaks Rd
Three Oaks, MI 49128
(269) 756-9541
Grades: 6-8
| 137 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Berrien County, MI?
The top ranked public schools in Berrien County, MI include Bridgman Elementary School, New Buffalo Elementary School and Hollywood Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Berrien County, MI?
76 public schools are located in Berrien County, MI.
What percentage of students in Berrien County, MI go to public school?
84% of all K-12 students in Berrien County, MI are educated in public schools (compared to the MI state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Berrien County, MI?
Berrien County, MI public schools minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public schools average of 35% (majority Black).

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