About Berlin High School

Berlin High School

139 Patterson Way
Berlin, CT 06037
Ph: 860.828.6577
Fax: 860.829.0526
History of BHS  
Prior to 1931 East Berlin students attended Middletown High; Berlin & Kensington students attended New Britain, Meriden or Lewis High School in Southington.
1931 An addition to the Kensington Grammar School is completed to add grades 8 and 9.
1932 Grade 10 added.
1934 Grade 11 added.
1935 Grade 12 added.   Full high school program offered.
1953 The current High School building on Patterson Way is opened - the original building consists of the upper level courtyard rooms and the B-Gym.
1959 An addition to the high school is constructed to add more classrooms -  essentially adding the rooms surrounding the Lower level courtyard.
1976 A major addition to the current high school building is completed, creating the Galvin Media Center, Tech Ed rooms, Science Rooms, Gibney Gym, Boys Locker Rooms, Art Rooms, Music Rooms and the Cafeteria.
1985 Celebration of Berlin High School's Golden Anniversary.
1998 BHS is awarded a 10 year Accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
2000 A Technology upgrade and handicap code renovation is completed.  Entire school is wired for internet and local area network access.  Computers are installed in each classroom.  PBX Phone system added.  Video distribution system is upgraded.  Handicap accessibility is improved in all classrooms and public areas.
2008 BHS Reaccredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

BHS Fast Facts:
School Motto: "Where a voice can be heard"
School Seal
School Mascot:
The Redcoat Man
School Colors: Red White and Blue                               
Nickname: The Redcoats
Number of Students:
Approximately  1100
Athletic Conference: Central Connecticut Conference: South Division

See an Arial View of the School Campus courtesy of Mapquest

View Berlin High School's Strategic School Profile

Logo files Attached Below

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