Since the remodeling and the new improvements the schools has become vastly better. The teachers are some of the best in the state and look at the test scores- for several years BEHS has been rated as one of the best schools in the nation. Also the schools has one several Red Quill awards for high ACT scores. The classes are challenging and there is a great variety of courses as well. For all the comments posted before the last 2 or 3 years the school has dramatically changed for the better. The administration is great and the school is incredibly friendly and welcoming. Students generally finish with several AP college credits and most math students finish at college level math courses. I would highly recommend this school to anyone in the area, even those considering private schools.
While BEHS is a good school, and is consistently rated very high in the nation, if you look at what makes up the school it really only deserves an average. The teachers are great, no doubt, but the resources are lacking. With the new renovations, hopefully this will improve, but as of now the technology that we have is not only barely available to students, but very behind. They are supposedly introducing all new computers and such with the renovations, but I think it is a bit late. The facilities are quite out dated and can't fit the amount of kids very well. Academically, though, this is a great school. It just needs some improvements.