About Burning Tree ES

Burning Tree Elementary SchoolOur Mission

Burning Tree will promote excellence in education in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment.  Teachers will present a rigorous differentiated curriculum that is aligned to the State Curriculum.  Together we will foster the development of critical thinking, problem solving, and respect for individual differences.


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Bell Schedule

9:05 AM Students enter building
9:15 AM Morning Announcements
12:15 PM Kindergarten & 3rd Grade Lunch / 4th & 5th Recess
12:45 PM 4th & 5th Grade Lunch / K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Recess
1:15 PM

1st & 2nd Grade Lunch

3:25 PM Dismissal

Our Students

Burning Tree students represent a diverse population with an enrollment of 515 students in Kindergarten through Fifth grade, including in the school based Learning Center. The students come to us from many countries around the world. The ESOL Program (English Speakers of Other Languages) includes students speaking as many as 19 different languages with a variety of ability levels and backgrounds. This diversity provides the school with a rich cultural heritage.


Shared Beliefs

At Burning Tree we are guided by a partnership among students, staff, and parents. Our Shared Beliefs are the principle guiding our work.


Character Counts

At Burning Tree we know that good character counts. Read more on our Character Counts page 


School Activities

Students at our school have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities such as the following:

During School

  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Math Olympiad
  • Geography Bee
  • Reading Together

Before and After School

  • Lego League (Robotics)
  • Foreign Language (FLES) - Spanish, French, and Chinese
  • Chess
  • The Ribbit Report (school newspaper)
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Yoga
  • Girls on the Run
  • Art Club
  • A variety of other sports and art activities