Award Year: 2017

Berwick Area High School

1100 Fowler Avenue
Berwick, PA, 18603-2300

(570) 759-6400

Ms. Jill Ann Shipman, Principal at time of Nomination

Berwick Area School District

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Mission

The mission of BAHS is to enable students to meet their academic potential and prepare students for higher education, military service, and/or the workforce.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 4%
  • White: 89%
  • Hispanic: 6%
  • Asian: 1%
  • ELL: 2%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 50%
Application
BAHS students represent a variety of curricular and extracurricular programs.

BAHS students represent a variety of curricular and extracurricular programs.

The mission of the Berwick Area School District is to provide a quality education for all that fosters flexible and independent thinking and action within the diverse context of family, community, and cultural structure in order to maximize each student's potential in an ever-changing society. We are a district that prepares students to meet the multiple challenges they will face in all facets of life.

Berwick High School is proud to offer students an array of academic options in grades nine through twelve. STEM Education is offered through a partnership with Bloomsburg University or through the Berwick Area High School in-house STEM Program. Students may also choose from seventeen Advanced Placement courses. Many students take advantage of the thriving dual enrollment partnerships with a variety of local colleges and universities.

Along with advanced courses, BAHS offers a variety of remediation courses to meet the needs of all students. These classes include Algebra I Keystone Remediation and Biology Keystone Remediation. Additionally, Cooperative Work Experience is available for those students desiring to enter the work force after graduation. This program incorporates classroom theory along with practical experience in the workplace. Students receive a variety of business and related arts courses to help prepare for post-graduation endeavors.

Along with a diverse selection of school clubs, BAHS offers Men's and Women's Chorus, Band, Jazz Band, Swing Choir, Orchestra, and Modernaires. Student-Athletes are provided the opportunity to participate in twenty-two varsity, thirteen junior varsity, and nine junior high sports.