BMS-Prairie serves students in grades 6-8 in the Barrington 220 School District. BMS-Prairie received an “A+” grade in the 2018 Niche report and was ranked the 13th Best Middle School in Illinois. The school offers many innovative and enrichment programs for its students including: Art, Dramatic Arts, Extended Learning (Art, English, Mathematics, Science), Family Consumer Science, Music, Musical Theater, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), STEM and Summer School Enrichment.
“Prairie Campus is a place where all students are encouraged to take a hands on approach in their learning process. Our staff works diligently to create a cohesive learning environment where students feel supported, valued and empowered.”-Principal Travis Lobbins
BMS-Prairie is located at 40 E. Dundee in the town of Barrington, Illinois, approximately 37 miles northwest of Chicago. Learn more at Barrington220.org/Prairie.
Formed in 1973, Barrington Community Unit School District 220 educates over 9,000 students at one high school, two middle schools (grades 6-8), eight elementary schools, and one early childhood center. District 220 encompasses 72 square miles in 4 counties and covers 12 villages: all of Barrington, Lake Barrington, Tower Lakes; and portions of Barrington Hills, Carpentersville, Deer Park, Fox River Grove, Port Barrington, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, North Barrington, and South Barrington. Learn more at Barrington220.org.