Berrien Springs Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 3,710 students in Berrien Springs Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Berrien Springs Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Berrien Springs Public Schools School District are Berrien Springs High School, Link Learning Edmoremontabellavestaburg and Link Learning Lakeview. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Berrien Springs Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Berrien Springs Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Berrien Springs Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
21 Schools
3,552 Schools
# Students
3,710 Students
1,402,793 Students
# Teachers
152 Teachers
81,445 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Berrien Springs Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 862 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 36% has decreased from 46% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#557 out of 872 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
36%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.54
# American Indian Students
34 Students
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
86 Students
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
596 Students
117,732 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
8%
# Black Students
747 Students
247,767 Students
% Black Students
20%
18%
# White Students
1,976 Students
912,175 Students
% White Students
53%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
252 Students
65,125 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
128
106,526
# Students in 1st Grade:
124
101,141
# Students in 2nd Grade:
114
100,631
# Students in 3rd Grade:
115
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
124
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
130
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
146
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
140
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
184
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
693
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
685
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
600
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
527
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,259 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,179 is less than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$46 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$45 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,259
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,179
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Berrien Springs Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Berrien Springs Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Berrien Springs High School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-1748
Grades: 9-12
| 511 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Link Learning Edmoremontabellavestaburg
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7188 Avenue B
Vestaburg, MI 48891
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 65 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Link Learning Lakeview
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9720 N Greenville Rd
Lakeview, MI 48850
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 75 students
Rank: #44.
Berrien Springs Virtual Academy
Alternative School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 473-0500
Grades: K-12
| 296 students
Rank: #55.
Berrien Springs Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
502 Middle School Drive
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-2796
Grades: 6-8
| 276 students
Rank: #66.
Sylvester Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-7198
Grades: 3-5
| 312 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Berrien Springs Discovery Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-2593
Grades: 6-12
| 191 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Link Learning Escanaba
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1620 Ludington St
Escanaba, MI 49829
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 171 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Link Learning Stantoncentral Montcalm
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
710 N State St
Stanton, MI 48888
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 119 students
Rank: #1010.
West Michigan Virtual Battle Creek MiddleSchool
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
283 West Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 441-0012
Grades: 6-8
| 36 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Link Learning Belding
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9057 Belding Road 2
Belding, MI 48809
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Link Learning Grand Rapids Fuller Ave
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1309 Leonard St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 165 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Link Learning Howard Citytri County
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
412 E Edgerton St
Howard City, MI 49329
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 81 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Link Learning Menominee
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
955 1st St
Menominee, MI 49858
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Link Learning St Louis
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
227 N Mill
Saint Louis, MI 48880
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 87 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Link Learning Grand Rapids Alger Heights
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2431 Eastern Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 232 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Link Learning Three Rivers
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
210 Enterprise Dr
Three Rivers, MI 49093
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 136 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
West Michigan Virtual Battle Creek High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Hamblin Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-6486
Grades: 9-12
| 238 students
Rank: #1919.
Link Learning Kenowa Hills
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3233 Alpine Avenue Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 189 students
Rank: n/an/a
Link Learning Merrill
Alternative School
148 N Midland St
Merrill, MI 48637
(616) 244-3547
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
Rank: n/an/a
1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(269) 471-1836
Grades: PK-2
| 324 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Berrien Springs Public Schools School District
  • 1 SYLVESTER AVE, BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI, 49103-1126
  • (269) 471-2891
  • HomeOfTheShamrocks.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,710 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 36% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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