Berkmar High School
berkmar vision and mission:
The vision of Berkmar High School is to become an exemplary school where all teachers use best-practices consistently and pervasively so as to ensure that each student demonstrates mastery of a challenging world-class curriculum and applies his/her learning in a meaningful and authentic way.
The mission of Berkmar High School is to graduate students who are prepared for college and careers.
Berkmar Academies and Pathways:
9th Grade Academy
Media, Arts, and Communication
Audio-Video Technology and Film ● Journalism ● Visual Arts ● Dance ● Chorus ● Theater ● Band ● Orchestra
Architecture and Construction
Architectural Drawing and Design ● Carpentry ● Electrical ● Masonry ● Plumbing
Computer Science ● Programming ● Engineering Drafting and Design
Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Marketing ● Management ● JROTC - Army ● Entrepreneurship
Health Sciences and Human Services
Culinary Arts ● Early Childhood Care and Education ● Therapeutic Services, Applied Health and Medicine
KEY BUSINESS PARTNERS:
gO bUILD gEORGIA - cefga
The Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) was created by construction industry leaders to address the need for quality construction skills training in Georgia. CEFGA formulates the Berkmar Architecture and Construction Academy curriculum to meet the standards needed for the current industry workforce and uses their influence to bring numerous industry leaders into the school to collaborate with our teachers and help educate our students.
Blue Salt Studio
The local independent movie production company is cultivating the future of the state's booming film industry in partnering with Berkmar. As a key sponsor of the Berkmar Film Festival and Scriptwriting Competition, Blue Salt and its associates judge student-written scripts and shoot the winning piece with professional actors and crew along with student assistants. Additionally, the company holds professional panels for students and offers numerous opportunities for students to work as personal assistants on their films.
Principal: Dr. Alfred 'Al' Taylor
Academy Coach: John Tronolone