Founded in 1941 by educational pioneers George and Annemarie Roeper, the Roeper School provides an innovative,…More educational program for gifted children across Detroit.
The middle and upper school campuses moved to Birmingham in 1981, occupying into the old Adams Elementary building off Adams Road. The schools rely on a challenging curriculum based on conceptual and experiential learning. While the middle school caters to students in transition, providing individualized instruction, the upper school focues on core academic subjects, independent study and advanced placement classes.
The Roeper School is a member of the Michigan Independent Athletic Conference, and almost 60 percent of middle and upper school students are involved in sports.
Admission is granted based on IQ tests, strong academic performance and letters of recommendation. The school is tuition based, although financial aid options are available.
Serving more than 8,000 students in Birmingham, Beverely Hills, Bingham Farms, Franklin and Bloomfield Township, the…More Birmingham Public School District is made up of two high schools, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, an alternative high school program, and the Birmingham Covington School. Additional facilities include an early childhood center, a senior citizens' center and a conference center.
The district also offers special education, half-day preschools, commuity education programs, interscholastic and intermural sports and vocational education.
One of eight elementary schools in the Birmingham Public School District, Pierce Elementary serves one-eighth of the…More 3,685 elementary-aged students in the district.
From Kindergarten through 5th grade, students take classes in art, music and physical education, as well as core academic subjects. Students begin receiving Spanish instruction in the 3rd grade. Besides having the option to pick up band and orchestra in the 5th grade, students can also participate in community-service activities throughout the year.
Before- and after-school care options include a Kids Club. All elementary schools in the school district come equipped with gymnasiums, separate cafeterias and a stage.