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Apply Online for Free/Reduced Lunch

Did you know if you apply for free/reduced lunch that it helps our schools receive additional funding for technology and other educational resources? Please apply by clicking the link below. Thank you!
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Homecoming Week Sept. 26 - 30

We will celebrate Homecoming during the week of Sept. 26-30. This year's theme is "Homecoming For the Holidays". The annual parade is set for Sept. 29 at 7:00, and our BHS Homecoming Game is Sept. 30 against Jeff Davis. See the attached flyer for how Berrien Elementary will be participating in the homecoming festivities while we have fun learning at BES.

BES COVID-19 Q&A

Parents or Guardians Berrien Elementary School administrators have provided answers to some questions that you may have had in regards to the school during the statewide school closure. Please read at your earliest convenience. Thank you for all that you do and please be safe.
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BES Gifted Program

The goal of educational services for gifted students in the Berrien County Schools is to provide for the extension of learning opportunities and the development of individual potential through differentiated curricula beyond the opportunities and experiences in the general education classroom.

 

In Georgia, a gifted education student is one who demonstrates a high degree of intellectual and/or creative ability(ies), exhibits an exceptionally high degree of motivation, and/or excels in specific academic fields, and who needs special instruction and/or special ancillary services to achieve at levels commensurate with his or her abilities. (SBOE Rule 160-4-2.38 p.1)

 

Delivery models for serving gifted students include the collaborative models, honors classes, Advanced Placement classes, and Georgia Department of Education approved delivery models which appropriately serve the identified needs of gifted students in primary, elementary, middle, and high schools.

 

Berrien County uses the referral process for testing. To be eligible for gifted education services, a student must qualify through a multiple-criteria assessment process by meeting the criteria in any three of the following four areas: mental ability, achievement, creativity, and motivation.

 

For more information, please contact Mrs. Heather Nix, Berrien Elementary Gifted Teacher:

[email protected]

802 Middle School Circle
Nashville, GA  31639

(P): 229-686-2939