About Us

Berlin Intermediate School (BIS), located in Berlin, Maryland, accommodates students from farms, small towns, and the large summer resort of Ocean City.  As a result of our environmental initiatives, our school has been recognized by the Governor as a model Maryland Green School. BIS received the top award for Energy Efficiency in the county in 2013 through 2015. BIS, an Arts Immersion School, has been recognized as a Kennedy Center National School of Excellence in Arts Education. Over 30 after school clubs are offered to all students. An After School Academy provides academic and arts programs for our  5th and 6th grade students. The students in our performing arts programs present musicals at least two times a year. Our school motto is "Believe, Imagine, Succeed."

Mission Statement

The mission of Worcester County Northern Schools, a diverse and growing community, is to provide a rigorous, sequential, and balanced curriculum for all students to become responsible life-long learners. This will be accomplished through instructional excellence in partnership with family and community in a safe, caring, and well-maintained environment. We will recognize the uniqueness of each student's role as a productive citizen in an ever-changing world.

School Highlights and Awards

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Arts Immersion School

Learning is enhanced when the arts are infused into curriculum in ways that are natural and relevant.

After School Program

The BIS and Beyond After School Academy is offered to 5th and 6th graders immediately following the regular school day. Approximately 30 academies are available during each of the three 8-week sessions. The participation rate is approximately 40% of the school population.

 Parent Involvement

Volunteer Program, PTO Club Advisors, Mentoring Program, SIAC