Burleson Independent School District

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Burleson Independent School District
Location
Burleson, TX
Region 11
USA
District information
Type Public
Grades Pre-K through 12
Superintendent Dr. Bret Jimerson[1]
Governing agency Texas Education Agency
District ID 4812180[2]
Students and staff
Students 11,342[3]
Teachers 906.8[3]
Staff 1381.7[3]
Other information
Website Burleson ISD

Burleson Independent School District is a public school district based in Burleson, Texas (USA). The district was founded in 1909 by the citizens of Burleson.[4] In addition to Burleson, the district also serves Briaroaks, Cross Timber, Fort Worth, Rendon, and a small portion of Crowley. Most of Burleson ISD is in Johnson County, but a small portion is in Tarrant County.

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[5]


Students[edit]

Academics[edit]

STAAR - Percent at Level II Satisfactory Standard or Above (Sum of All Grades Tested)[3]
Subject Burleson ISD Region 11 State of Texas
Reading 80% 76% 73%
Mathematics 81% 78% 76%
Writing 74% 72% 69%
Science 84% 81% 79%
Soc. Studies 87% 80% 77%
All Tests 81% 77% 75%

Students in Burleson typically outperform local region and statewide averages on standardized tests. In 2015-2016 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results, 81% of students in Burleson ISD met Level II Satisfactory standards, compared with 77% in Region 11 and 75% in the state of Texas.[3] The average SAT score of the class of 2015 was 1452, and the average ACT score was 22.1.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2015-2016 school year, the school district had a total of 11,342 students, ranging from early childhood education and pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The class of 2015 included 752 graduates; the annual drop-out rate across grades 9-12 was less than 1%.[3]

As of the 2015-2016 school year, the ethnic distribution of the school district was 68.9% White, 20.7% Hispanic, 5.6% African American, 1.0% Asian, 0.6% American Indian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, and 2.9% from two or more races. Economically disadvantaged students made up 36.9% of the student body.[3]


Schools[edit]

High Schools (Grades 9-12)[edit]

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)[edit]

  • Hughes Middle School
  • Kerr Middle School
  • STEAM Middle School of Choice

Elementary Schools (Grades PK-5)[edit]

  • Academy at Nola Dunn
  • Bransom Elementary School
  • Academy of Leadership and Technology at Mound Elementary School
  • Ann Brock Elementary School
  • Irene Clinkscale Elementary School
  • Frazier Elementary School
  • Judy Hajek Elementary School
  • JW Norwood Elementary School
  • Jack Taylor Elementary School
  • William Stribling Elementary School

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