Welcome to Birney K-8 School

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Mission Statement

Birney K-8 School is a caring community school with qualified, dedicated, caring professionals educating young people in a diverse setting for self-development, learning and success. Each student will be a life-long learner and a responsible citizen in a global community.

Vision Statement

Birney K-8 School is committed to providing Excellence in Education for all students. The school will design programs and learning experiences that promote academic achievement and the personal and social growth of every student. As a richly diverse community of learners that values all its members, Birney K-8 School will assume a central role in the community by linking parents, local agencies and businesses to the school.

Birney K-8 School will provide a safe and productive learning environment in which students can communicate effectively, think critically, solve problems and are technologically literate through a variety of curricular and extra-curricular activities. Through a challenging course of study with high standards, students will become responsible learners who can work collaboratively, and be accountable for their own academic and developmental progress.

Birney K-8 students will become lifelong learners who will be educated to make valuable contributions to society. Through the collaboration of school, home and community, every Birney K-8 student will be well prepared for the demands of the 21st century.


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Bullying Hot Line Please call(248)-746-8806 if you know of any bullying situation at Birney. This is for Kindergarten through 8th grade. Thank you.

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Upcoming Events

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Birney K-8 School

27225 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: 248.746.8800
Edward Hill
Tierra Baldwin
Assistant Principal
Charlene Gocher
Administrative Assistant
Diane Hill
Administrative Assistant

Student School Hours

8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Doors open at 8:25 a.m. for students to enter.
Half Day Dismissal: 12:30 p.m.

School Improvement Plan

PDF DocumentSchool Improvement Plan

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Michigan First Credit Union We have a Michigan First Credit Union branch right here at school. Students can open their own accounts. Prizes are given for new members.
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Referrals With a Smile Program The staff catches the students doing great things and writes a positive Referral with a Smile. There are grade level and individual winners who win special prizes. We are so proud of the students as they are doing great things at BK8!