Michigan Schools

Berrien County


County
Township/City/Village School Name
District
Section
Address
Notes
BERRIEN . Eamon 0 0 . "Beyond Shingle Diggin's"
BERRIEN . Log 0 0 1 mile west of Dickerville on Riverside Rd. .
BERRIEN . Shingle Diggin's 0 0 . "Beyond Shingle Diggin's", September 16, 1998
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Bainbridge Center 16 7 Corner of Territorial Rd. & Bainbridge Center Rd. Leslie Melville, 5004, Red Run Rd. Marcellus, MI 49067, taught; Ph: 646-9884; property sold to Bainbridge Township and used for town hall (now 2 rooms); District #2 Fractional
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Boyer 0 6 . .
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Brick 5 4 1710 Friday Rd., at Hill Rd., 2 mi. south of Coloma Article in Herald-Palladium by Andrew Lersten. Built by 1854.
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Burg 0 12 About 1/2 mile west of County Line Rd. on Danneffel Rd. Closed in early 1940's; building used as farm storage; later sold and moved to M-139 in Benton Harbor where it was used as a church, later a paint repair shop.
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Byers 0 8 Corner of Territorial and Nichols Rds. Erected in 1902. Now a private residence - per Marge Yetzke
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Center 0 7 . .
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Cribbs 11 2 Ernest Cribbs property, M-140; beteween N. Branch Rd. & Hill Rd. Original structure burned December 5, 1917; 2-room brick building still stands - per Marge Yetzke; Marge's grandmother taught circa 1900 - she lives not far from it.
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Millburg 0 1 . "Beyond Shingle Diggin's", Spetember 16, 1998. Original wooden structure replaced by brick about 1920.
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Penn Yan 0 3 South side of lot near south end of Bainbridge Center Rd. Original built before 1850; second school built on north side of road in 1899; later moved to Meadowbrook Rd.
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Red Brick 5 4 1710 Friday Rd., at Hill Rd., 2 mi. south of Coloma See Brick School.
BERRIEN Bainbridge Township Spinks Corners 29 5 NW Corner of Napier and South Park Tri City Record 10 July, 1996; Bainbridge Township Celebrates the Bicentennial
BERRIEN Baroda Township Baroda 0 2 . See under River/Riverside Schools
BERRIEN Baroda Township Hills 36 1 Browntown Rd., just north of Hills Corners .
BERRIEN Baroda Township Landen 0 0 Corner of Snow Rd. & Landen Rd., north side .
BERRIEN Baroda Township Landon 0 4 . .
BERRIEN Baroda Township Ruggles 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Bard 0 10 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Boynton 0 14 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Fairplain 0 5 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Hull 0 6 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Johnson 0 8 Corner of Benton Center Rd. and Territorial Rd. Two-room school; attended by Mary Krause Boyersmith and her father
BERRIEN Benton Township Lafayette 0 9 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Lakeshore 0 2 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Martindale 0 12 . Started out as 2-room school and later made larger; brick structure
BERRIEN Benton Township North Shore 0 2 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Pearl 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Benton Township Sorter 0 4 . 1848-1949; records housed at Archives & Regional Collection, Western Michigan University, Record Group A-87
BERRIEN Benton Township Stanley School 0 7 End of Kerlikowske Rd. at T is int Red Arrow Carole Kiernan, Ph: 463-4696; Herald-Palladium, June 17, 1994
BERRIEN Berrien Township Antoik 2 0 . .
BERRIEN Berrien Township Franklin 0 2 north end of Pucker St. On property originally owned by Buck family; building moved to corner of M-62 & Closson Rd. in 1906/7; annexed to Eau Claire District; private residence.
BERRIEN Berrien Township Hand 25 3 SW orner of Range Line Rd. & Lake Chapin Rd., Berrien Springs Still in operation into the 1950's
BERRIEN Berrien Township LaSalle 0 11 . .
BERRIEN Berrien Township Liberty 15 11 NE corner of Smith Rd. & M-140 Organized in 1852; replaced by two-room brick in 1955.
BERRIEN Berrien Township Long Lake 29 1 6533 Long Lake Road, at Highway 63 Contact: George Mayerhofer, 707 Downey Ave., Mishawaka, Ind. 46544 Ph: (219) 258-4729; From Maxine Spicher
BERRIEN Berrien Township Maple Grove North 0 9 . .
BERRIEN Berrien Township Maple Grove South 0 8 . .
BERRIEN Berrien Township National 24 5 9950 Pucker St. Residence of Richard & Diane Backus; annexed to Berrien Springs School District in 1965.
BERRIEN Berrien Township Oak Grove 34 7 NE corner of M-140 & Chapel Rd. Est. 1868; Clip in H-P 9-29-96 By Marjorie Snyder, Berrien Springs Corr.; private residence.
BERRIEN Berrien Township Painter 0 12 Corner of M-62 & Painter Rd. Private residence.
BERRIEN Berrien Township Pucker Street 35 20 Puck St. between Stafford Rd. & Chapel Rd. .
BERRIEN Berrien Township South Maple Grove 0 8 Maple Grove Rd. Built in 1870's next to cemetery; replaced with two-room cement block building about 1950.
BERRIEN Berrien Township St. Joseph Valley 0 4 Near corner of Daniel Boone Trail & Pokagon Rd. Annexed to Berrien Springs school district in August 1956; became private residence.
BERRIEN Bertrand Township . 0 0 Galien-Buchanan Rd. Brick structure - per Marge Yetzke
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Bakertown 10 7 NW corner of Baktertown Rd. & Buffalo Rd. .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Bertrand 0 0 . Berrien Bicentennial
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Bronson 0 12 . Alta (Wright) Tormey taught there in 1900, a total of two years; Contact - Karyl Mattix, Kalamazoo (Alta's granddaughter)
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Currier 17 8 SE corner of Curran Rd. & Spirea Rd. Teacher, Cora Enos 1903-4
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Dayton 0 1 . .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Dutch Corners 17 3 NW corner of Bertrand Rd. and Portage Rd. Built in 1859
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Forrest 0 5 . .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Forrest Hill 0 9 . .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Gitchell 5 10 SW corner of Old Chicago Rd. & Portage Rd. .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Holmes 5 20 Galien-Buchanan Rd., 1/2 miles east of W. Clear Lake Rd. Berrien County Record, January 2, 2003, page 3
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Howe 11 6 SW corner of Red Bud Trail & Buffalo Rd. .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Kansas 24 2 South side of Bertrand Rd., between Orange Rd. & York Rd. .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Lamb 0 8 . .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Pollywog 15 9 Oak Forest Rd., south of Curran Rd. .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Polywog 15 0 Oak Forest Rd., between Curran & Chicago Rd., east side .
BERRIEN Bertrand Township Womer 7 4 Chicago Rd., east of Orange Rd., on north side, west of Mayflower .
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Broceus 27 3 South end of Broceus School Rd., intersection of Wagner Rd. & Bakertown Rd. Original building gone, but 2-room brick still standing - per Marge Yetzke; Marge's brother attended circa 1952. Also known as Marshall school.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Buchanan 25 1 . First building of logs burned in 1841; Angelina Bird was first teacher in township
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Calvin 0 0 E. Glendora Rd. near Garr Rd. Brick structure, still standing - per Marge Yetzke
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Chapin Lake 0 7 13276 N. Red Bud Trail, 4 mi. north of Buchanan Across from Bear Cave, west side. Organized in 1875. Originally known as Kelsey School. Private residence.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Colvin 3 6 Corner of Garr and Glendora Roads Originally known as Ingleright School. Organized July 15, 1848.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Coveney (Coveny) 5 4 NE corner of Coveney Rd. & E. Glendora Rd. Torn down - per Marge Yetzke; Marge's uncle attended circa 1911; district organized April 6, 1839; Berrien County Record, January 2, 2003, page 3. Organized March 1, 1845.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Gardner 0 0 3588 Andrews Rd., NW edge of Buchanan Herald-Palladium, June 4, 1997; originally on corner of Wagner Rd. & Gardner Rd. - per Marge Yetzke
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Indian Hills 0 8 . .
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Ingleright 0 6 Corner of Garr and Glendora Roads See Colvin School
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Kelsey 11 7 Red Bud Trail North, 4 mi. north of Buchanan; near corner of Little Glendora Rd. & Aalfs Rd. See Chapin Lake School.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Marshall 0 3 Corner of Wagner Rd. & Broceus Rd. See Broceus school.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Miller 15 2 SW corner of Miller Rd. & N. Main St. Now a residence - per Marge Yetzke; district organized May 12, 1839. Berrien County Record, January 2, 2003, page 3. Originally known as Sherwood School.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Sherwood 0 2 Corner of Miller Rd. & Main St. See Miller School.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Wagner 7 5 West side of intersection of Wagner Rd. & W. Clear Lake Rd. Old school gone but newer 2-room brick structure still standing - per Marge Yetzke; Marge's father attended circa 1916. Organized March 2, 1845; may have also been located in Section 20.
BERRIEN Buchanan Township Wynn 0 0 Wynn Rd. on east end .
BERRIEN Chickaming Township Riverside 0 0 Drew's Corner; corner of Warren Woods Rd. & Three Oaks Rd. .
BERRIEN Chikaming Township Browntown 0 6 Corner of Browntown Rd. & I-94 Teacher - Mrs. Arend
BERRIEN Chikaming Township Harbert 0 4 . .
BERRIEN Chikaming Township Lakeside 0 1 . .
BERRIEN Chikaming Township Riverside 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Chikaming Township Sawyer 0 2 . .
BERRIEN Coloma Township Clymer 0 8 NW of Coloma; about 10 mi nw of Hartford Mrs. Bob McConnell taught there for 10 years. There were two teachers and she taught upper grades through 8th. Closed in 1973.
BERRIEN Coloma Township Coloma 0 1 . .
BERRIEN Coloma Township Dickerville 29 0 . .
BERRIEN Coloma Township Gray 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Coloma Township Ingraham 0 4 6514 Coloma North Rd.; Corner of Coloma North Rd. & Hagar Shore Rd. Katherine Minshall, teacher for several years; now resides in Grand Rapids (1993); closed in 1966
BERRIEN Coloma Township Washington 20 7 . .
BERRIEN Eau Claire North Maple Grove 0 0 . .
BERRIEN Galien Township Batten 13 8 SE corner of Buffalo Rd. & Andrews Rd. .
BERRIEN Galien Township Batton 0 8 . .
BERRIEN Galien Township Beaver Dam 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Galien Township Center 9 0 2509 Buffalo Rd., nw corner of Buffalo Rd. & Rickerman Rd. Stopped operation in 1936; now a residence, purchased by Mike Payne in 1989; Michigan One-Room Schoolhouse Association
BERRIEN Galien Township Galien Township 0 5 . .
BERRIEN Galien Township Olive Branch 0 7 . Also known as South School.
BERRIEN Galien Township South 0 7 . See Olive Branch School.
BERRIEN Galien Township Waldron 16 7 NW corner of Olive Branch Rd. & Rickerman Rd. .
BERRIEN Galien Township Wilson 0 7 . .
BERRIEN Hagar Township . 0 5 . Teacher - Berenice Scott, 1905
BERRIEN Hagar Township . 0 6 . Teacher - Mary Daly Theisen; Tri City Record, October 31, 2001
BERRIEN Hagar Township Bundy 0 1 Near intersections of Bundy and Riverside roads Source: Dorothy Stark Cannell, "Shingle Diggins"; built in 1844, first in township
BERRIEN Hagar Township Curtis 0 2 . Closed in 1928. Used as a community social center.
BERRIEN Hagar Township Eaman 0 4 . Built in 1854, log
BERRIEN Hagar Township Gray 0 0 . .
BERRIEN Hagar Township Pier 0 5 Pier Rd. "Beyond Shingle Diggin's", December 2, 1998; built between 1844 and 1856, log; used as adult education facility; Contact - Darleene Camp, 227 Elizabeth, Lawrence, MI 49064 - 616-674-8821
BERRIEN Hagar Township Riverside 0 3 . 23 Jan. 1994 article in H-P; operating
BERRIEN Lake Township Baroda 0 2 . .
BERRIEN Lake Township California 0 5 . Berrien County Genealogical Society, Pastfinder, Vol. 29 #2
BERRIEN Lake Township Charlotteville 0 0 . Michigan One-Room Schoolhouse Association
BERRIEN Lake Township Hathaway 0 8 . .
BERRIEN Lincoln Township Evans 21 4 NE corner of Marquette Woods Rd. & Washington Ave. Article in Herald-Palladium, January 23, 1994; consolidated with Eau Claire about 1914.
BERRIEN Lincoln Township South Lincoln 0 5 Lincoln Ave., s. of John Beers Rd. Residence; see Riverside School
BERRIEN Lincoln Township Stevensville 0 6 . Consolidated with Lakeshore; Herald-Palladium, January 23, 1994; See Riverside Schools
BERRIEN Lincoln Township Stewart 0 2 . .
BERRIEN New Buffalo Township . 0 2 . George Miller, teacher in 1898;
BERRIEN New Buffalo Township Germany 0 4 . .
BERRIEN New Buffalo Township Holbrook 0 3 . .
BERRIEN New Buffalo Township Spring Brook 0 3 . .
BERRIEN New Buffalo Township Union Pier 0 5 . .
BERRIEN New Buffalo Township Walnut 0 2 . .
BERRIEN New Buffalo Township Wilson 0 4 . .
BERRIEN Niles Ferry Street 0 0 620 Ferry Street Lavern Wolff, 5434 Marquette, Dr. Coloma, MI 49038; Ph: 468 - 8246
BERRIEN Niles Township . 0 0 Corner of Walton Rd. & US-31 .
BERRIEN Niles Township Barnhardt 0 10 . .
BERRIEN Niles Township Bell 0 2 . .
BERRIEN Niles Township Bertrand 0 4 . .
BERRIEN Niles Township Brick 0 13 . .
BERRIEN Niles Township Cedar Lane 0 12 . .
BERRIEN Niles Township DeMott 7 9 SE corner of Rangeline Rd. & Matthew Rd. See Range Line School
BERRIEN Niles Township Electric Light 0 3 East side of Pucker St., about 1/2 mil n. of intersection of Ullery Rd. & Pucker St. Contact: Robert Walters, 185 Westview, Kalamazoo, MI
BERRIEN Niles Township Fairland 0 21 Stafford Rd. Niles/Berrien Springs area
BERRIEN Niles Township Geyer 19 14 Corner of Geyer Rd. & Rangeline Rd., south side Alternate location - On Walton Rd. at Camp Rd.
BERRIEN Niles Township Hatfield 10 8 NW corner of Hatfield Rd. & M-140 Niles/Berrien Springs area
BERRIEN Niles Township Lacey 0 0 Phoenix Street, Niles River Street west to Phoenix, turn right, left side of road; extant
BERRIEN Niles Township Matchett Peak 0 11 . .
BERRIEN Niles Township Mead 19 5 SE corner of Range Line Rd. & Geyer Rd. .
BERRIEN Niles Township Range Line 7 9 SE corner of Rangeline Rd. & Matthew Rd. Niles/Berrien Springs area; originally named DeMott School
BERRIEN Niles Township Sleepy Hollow 22 7 Phelps Rd. at Morris Rd. Contact: Erna Harrell, 31863 North Dr., Lawton, MI 49065 Ph: 624-6101; Nee Schmidt ( 'Smith' )
BERRIEN Niles Township St. Joseph Valley 0 5 Corner of US 31 N. & Matthew Rd. .
BERRIEN Niles Township St. Joseph Valley 9 0 Highway 63 at Matthew Rd. .
BERRIEN Niles Township Thompson 28 6 NW corner of Niles-Buchanan Rd. & Morris Rd. .
BERRIEN Niles Township Winkler 0 4 . .
BERRIEN Niles Township Winn 9 0 Winn Rd. just west of Walton Rd. .
BERRIEN Niles Township Yellow Mill 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Bedinger 0 6 SW of Berrien Springs .
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Berk 0 0 East corner of Snow Rd. & Garr Rd. .
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Burke 27 4 Corner of Snow and Garr Roads, just east of cemetery Housed grades 1-8 until 1960? Private residence.
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Grange 0 0 5-road intersection, beteween Snow Rd. & Grange Rd. .
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Hinchman 0 2 Corner of Hinchman Rd. & Scottdale Rd. Contact: Ronald L. Evans, student; 1889-1950's; not in use, good condition
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Knight 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Mt. Tabor 29 5 Intersection of Snow Rd., Mt. Tabor Rd. & Grange Rd. .
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Shaunee 20 0 SW corner of Shawnee Rd. & Burgoyne Rd. .
BERRIEN Oronoko Township Shawnee 0 7 . .
BERRIEN Pipestone I. X. L. 0 11 . .
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Burke 0 16 Union Road Not extant. Students included: Ruth (Miller) Phairas; Catherine, Ethelma, Mary Sue, Beverly Lou, Virginia and George Phairas - 1930'2-1950's; Vladic and Skibbe families attended in 1950's
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Collins 0 15 . Contact: Imogene Puckett, 231 Main St., Lawrence, MI - 674-4221
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Columbia 0 4 Columbian Road, off M-140 Highway Used as residence
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Eau Claire 0 10 Five Corners Built in 1851; replaced by two-rrom building in 1888 which burned in 1918.
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Eureka 0 1 . See Farry School.
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Farry 0 0 . Contact: Thomas/Frances Farry, 6943 Bailey Rd., Eau Claire, MI 49111; 1871-1966; not used; Michigan One-Room Schoolhouse Association; also known as Eureka School.
BERRIEN Pipestone Township First 0 7 On the corner of Preston and Old Pipestone Rd. See Pipestone School.
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Pipestone 0 7 On the corner of Preston and Old Pipestone Rd. Photos; also known as First School.
BERRIEN Pipestone Township Shanghai 0 3 Corner of Shanghai Rd. and Pipestone Rd. Turned into a residence. Closed in the 1960's.
BERRIEN Royalton Township Bacon 0 4 Miners & Bacon School Rds. See Tryon School
BERRIEN Royalton Township Buckhorn 0 5 Between Rockey Weed & Linco Rds. See Tryon School; built 1869, converted into a church
BERRIEN Royalton Township Dickinson 0 0 Corner of Marquette Woods Rd. & U.S. 31 See Tryon School
BERRIEN Royalton Township Hollywood 0 6 . .
BERRIEN Royalton Township North Hollywood 0 0 N. Hollywood Rd. Per Ken - Portage Typerwriter, 8313 Portage Rd., Portage, MI 49081 Ph: 327-5808 attended 1957, 58 & 59
BERRIEN Royalton Township Royal 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Royalton Township Tryon 0 2 Corner of John Beers & Scottdale Rds. Built in 1840; used as Township Hall.
BERRIEN Royalton Township Witheral 0 1 . .
BERRIEN Sodus Township Arden 0 5 I-94 to exit 139. Turn r. follow 139 to cemetery on left. School is between Jasper's Dairy Rd. & Lico Rd. Next to Scottdale Methodist Church; Between Scottdale & Berrien Springs Per LaVern Wolff; another source lists it as in Royalton Township
BERRIEN Sodus Township Chadwick 0 1 . .
BERRIEN Sodus Township Chadwick Elementary 0 1 4100 Watson Road Clip in H-P 4/15/96; Records at Sodus Library include Minutes of meetings, teacher record books & contracts, 1865-
BERRIEN Sodus Township Cowles 0 15 Yore Avenue 1876-1933 (burned); 1933-1955 used for religious purposes, General Baptist Church; Michigan One-Room Schoolhouse Association
BERRIEN Sodus Township Mt. Pleasant 0 4 . .
BERRIEN Sodus Township River 0 5 4439 River Rd. H-P article 23 Jan. 1994; See article following Riverside school; operating; Teacher - Jean C. Stroud
BERRIEN Sodus Township Sodus 0 2 . .
BERRIEN Sodus Township Stump 0 13 . .
BERRIEN Sodus Township Tabor 0 6 . .
BERRIEN St. Joseph Washington 0 0 . .
BERRIEN St. Joseph Township Brown 0 2 . Consolidated with St. Joseph School District
BERRIEN St. Joseph Township Gard 0 1 . .
BERRIEN St. Joseph Township North Lincoln 0 3 . Herald-Palladium, June 23, 1994; consolidated with St. Joseph
BERRIEN St. Joseph Township White 0 0 Corner of Ship & Main Sts. .
BERRIEN St. Joseph Township Witheral (Witherell) 0 0 Corner of Hollywood and Niles Rd. See Tryon School; built in 1871; now a daycare center; built about 1880
BERRIEN Three Oaks Township Avery 0 1 . .
BERRIEN Three Oaks Township Basswood 0 1 Corner of US 12 & Basswood Rd., north side, 8075 U.S. 12 West, Three Oaks Currently Hank's Ole School House antiques.
BERRIEN Three Oaks Township Cherry 0 0 . Built of cherry wood in 1844. Located across the road from Spring Lake School.
BERRIEN Three Oaks Township Gard 0 0 Hilltop Rd. & Cleveland Ave. H-P Clip April, 1995; Gard District; no longer standing
BERRIEN Three Oaks Township Spring Creek 0 1 Intersection of Donner Road & Three Oaks Rd. Standing empty (2005)
BERRIEN Watervliet Select 0 0 . Opened about 1850
BERRIEN Watervliet Township Stickney 0 5 . .
BERRIEN Weesaw Township . 0 3 Glendora Rd., 1/8 miles west of Log Cabin Rd. intersection, south side .
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Brong 0 4 . See Gardner School.
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Eaton 25 5 NE corner of Elm Valley Rd. & Gardner Rd. .
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Elm Valley 30 8 Elm Valley Road See booklet entitled, "The Early History of Elm Valley School, District No. 8, Weesaw Township, Berrien County, Michigan" by John Wirth
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Gardner 14 4 NW corner of Wagner Rd. & Gardner Rd. Also known as Brong School.
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Glendora 0 1 Glendora Rd., 1/8 miles west of intersection of Glendora & Gardner Roads .
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Hills Corners 0 1 Corner of Glendora Rd. & Gardner Rd. No longer standing - per Marge Yetzke;
BERRIEN Weesaw Township New Troy 0 3 . .
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Painter 15 7 East side of Cleveland Rd., north of Elm Valley Rd. .
BERRIEN Weesaw Township Pyle 26 6 SW corner of Cleveland and Warren Woods Rds; later 1/2 mi south .


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