Welcome to Berner Middle School
The Berner Middle School Mission Statement
The Berner Middle School community is one that values academic excellence, persistence and integrity. Working in a partnership, the students, staff, parents, and community commit themselves to developing the academic, emotional, physical, and social well-being of all children. In a safe and nurturing environment, we strive to maximize each student’s potential through an educational program that stresses personal achievement and mutual accomplishment. Inspired by the values and attitudes that promote lifelong learning, we seek to assist students in becoming productive members of society.
Challenging Minds…Cultivating Character
Alfred G. Berner Middle School serves over 1600 sixth, seventh and eighth grade students. Working together with students, parents and the larger school community, we strive to maximize each student’s potential through an educational program that stresses personal achievement in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Our mission is to provide all students with a positive and challenging learning environment that empowers them to become responsible and productive citizens of the world.
Berner Middle School offers a wide variety of academic and co-curricular opportunities that include clubs, intramural sports, and interscholastic sports teams. Students are encouraged to take part in school activities so that they may meet people, make friends, and gain a sense of pride in their school community.
By developing critical thinking and problem solving skills, communicated through literacy, fine arts, mathematics, technology and the sciences, we seek to be responsive to changes in the family, community and the world. Working in a partnership, the students, staff, parents, and community commit themselves to developing the academic, emotional, physical and social well-being of all children.
Mr. Jason EspositoPrincipalMs. Beth MullinsExecutive Assistantto the PrincipalMs. Keri WingExecutive Assistant
to the PrincipalMs. Melissa HornikDean of Students
Mr. Robert TuckerDean of StudentsMs. Amanda LenociSupervisor of Special EducationMr. Edward HoffmanPhys Ed & Athletics ChairpersonSCHOOL NURSESPeg ValentineChelsea Cama516-308-5791
50 Carman Mill RoadMassapequa, NY 11758(516) 308-5700School Hours: 8:02 AM - 2:55 PM