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.  Together we will foster the development of critical thinking, problem solving, and respect for individual differences.

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Bell Schedule

9:15 AM Students Enter Building
9:25 AM School Starts
11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
12:05 PM - 12:45 PM
1st & 3rd Grade Lunch 
1st & 3rd Grade Recess
12:30 PM - 12:55 PM
1:00   PM - 1:40   PM
4th & 5th Grade Lunch
4th & 5th Grade Recess
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

K & 2nd Grade Lunch 

1:35 PM - 2:10 PM
3:50 PM
K & 2nd Grade Recess

Our Students

Burning Tree students represent a diverse population with an enrollment of 476 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 20 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