School Hours

Berkley High School runs on a six (6) period schedule.

School starts at 7:40 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.

Dismissal time for half days is 10:55 a.m.

Berkley High School Profile

Berkley High School  is nestled in a residential and small business community, located in Oakland County. Our 4,800 district students come from Berkley, Huntington Woods and the north portion of Oak Park.

Berkley High School has been named to Newsweek’s The Daily Beast 2014 list of 735 Best High Schools in the nation -- ranked 6th in Michigan. This ranking highlights the schools that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready graduates. BHS has been on the Newsweek 'Best High Schools' list since 2008. 

Hana Coon, class of 2016 valedictorian is attending the University of Michigan, as salutatorian, Hannah West, will be attending the University of Central Florida. 

This class of 2016 was accepted at The Juilliard School, Parsons School of Design, NYU, Tulane University, Howard University, Boston University and Case Western Reserve to name a few out-of-state institutions.

Scholarships and Recognitions include Wayne State Presidential Scholarship, University of Miami President's Scholarship, University of Central Florida National Merit Scholareship and Alma Trustees Scholarship.

In-state, college acceptance rates (of those who applied) were also excellent with 15% at UM, and 13% at MSU.

Depth and Breadth of Curriculum

A total of 262 students took 497 Advanced Placement tests in 2015.  Many upper classmen dual enroll at one of the many colleges/community colleges in our area.  In addition, approximately 30% of our Seniors attend classes at CASA (Center for the Advanced Studies and the Arts), and OSTC (Oakland Schools Technical Campus).

Scholarships & Awards

The Class of 2016 was awarded over 3.5 million dollars in scholarships and financial aid.  

In 2016, BHS had 100 AP Scholars, 20 Scholars with Honors, and 25 Scholars with Distinction.