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Priorities & Values That Guide Us

Student Achievement

We aim to:

  • Strengthen core academic instruction
  • Increase college and career readiness
  • Improve learning communities
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Culture of Unity & Well-Being

We aim to:

  • Create a district-wide system to encourage social and emotional wellness
  • Increase authentic engagement with students, staff, parents, families, community, and alumni
  • Create equitable access to extracurricular resources and opportunities
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World-Class Talent

We aim to:

  • Attract and retain talented and diverse staff
  • Prioritize the social and emotional well-being of staff
  • Provide high-quality professional learning and development
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Responsible Stewardship

We aim to:

  • Boldly market the district to increase student enrollment
  • Increase financial accountability with a focus on the Strategic Plan priorities
  • Generate revenue through viable success
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Be Ready For More

Open your mind to a world of opportunities. You can at Birmingham.

Be Ready For More

Open your mind to a world of opportunities. You can at Birmingham.

Be all you can be

We don't define success - it's as individual as our students.
We believe in maximizing individual potential and empowering our students' futures.

Every BPS student has their own story. These are some of them.

  • #CollegeBound
Avery Gach

Avery Gach - a junior at Wylie E. Groves High School - is one of the most sought-after football players in the country. Per the composite rankings from 247Sports, the six-foot-five, 275-pound high school prospect is slotted in as the 124th-best prospect, nationally, and the best offensive tackle in the state for the class of 2025.

  • 124th Nationally Ranked Recruit
  • 20+ Power-5 Scholarship Offers
  • No. 1 Rated OL in Michigan 
Read More about Avery Gach
  • #ProfessionalSuccess
Jherrard Hardeman

Jherrard Hardeman, a 2015 Groves grad, appointed as the assistant conductor for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO).

Hardeman is an accomplished conductor who has worked with several orchestras across the United States, having served as a guest conductor for numerous orchestras including the New World Symphony, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

  • 15+ Orchestras assembled
  • 2015 BPS grad
  • 5+ yrs composing music  
Read More about Jherrard Hardeman
  • #CareerReady
Ian Weinberg

Ian Weinberg's entry-level book, Invest Early to Grow Your Wealth, simplifies and deconstructs the basics of investing into concepts that are more relatable for teens. The Seaholm senior 

  • 1st time published author
  • 2024 Seaholm grad
  • 18 months spent studying investments
Read More about Ian Weinberg
  • #CollegeBound
Isabel Sanchez

Isabel Sanchez's historic athletic scholarship signing spotlights the emerging girls wrestling scene at Groves High School. She is the first female athlete ever from Birmingham Public Schools to sign an athletic scholarship in wrestling.

  • 1st scholarship signee in wrestling
  • 124 college wrestling programs
  • 31K females compete nation-wide
Read More about Isabel Sanchez