Berrien Primary School houses grades Pre-K through second. There are approximately 950 students who receive academic instruction, music, physical education, and regular access to computer labs and a well-equipped media center. BPS utilizes Classworks and IXL, both web-based assessment and prescriptive programs, to help teachers guide instruction based on student's needs. The Early Intervention Program, After School/Summer Program, ESOL, Special Education Program with co-teaching, and Gifted Program serve at risk students or students with special needs. Berrien Primary School also has a literacy coach who provides assistance to the teacher.
Berrien Primary School has made AYP for the past 11 years and has also been recognized as a Title I Distinguished School for the past 13 years. BPS has implemented the LIPS program in kindergarten and first grade. Berrien Primary School is in a new school building which was opened July 2009. The new school is equipped with state-of-the-art technology (ex.Smartboards) in each classroom.
BPS Vision Statement: Providing Opportunities Today For Excellence Tomorrow!
BPS Mission Statement: The Berrien County School System is to achieve high levels of learning for all students in a safe and positive environment.