Schools of Choice

About Schools of Choice

Burleson ISD is continuously working on new and innovative ways to bring relevance onto each campus in the district. In response to the feedback from students, parents, and community members, the district has added several choices and options for students at all levels. Currently, the district offers four elementary campuses of choice, two middle schools, and numerous programs for students at the high schools.

Academy of the Arts at Bransom

Academy of the Arts at Bransom

This school offers academic classes and specialized training within the Visual and Performing Arts field, which may include: strings/orchestra, choir/voice, piano/keyboard, ceramics, sculpture, drawing, theatre, dance, graphic design, and radio/TV/film.

Academy At Nola Dunn

Academy At Nola Dunn

This school offers a brain-based environment and instruction including: experiential field trips, vertical and horizontal schedules, character focus and instruction, hands on learning, vertical teams and buddy classes, after school clubs, an Extended Day Program, and narrative report card.
Academy of Leadership & Technology at Mound

Academy of Leadership & Technology at Mound

This school develops tomorrow’s leaders by equipping students to create and accomplish goals, work together, and positively influence others. Through the lens of servant leadership and by utilizing 21st century technology, students will experience strong academics, rigorous instruction, and team-based learning.

STEAM Academy at Stribling

STEAM Academy at Stribling

This school offers courses and electives that integrate science, technology, engineering and math content with art elements that focus on visual and graphic design.

REALM @ Kerr Middle School

REALM @ Kerr Middle School

This school offers students a blended learning environment that applies game-based learning theory to its curriculum and instruction. Various elements of instruction will be translated into gaming applications, or “gamified,” to peak student interest as they master a rigorous, individualized curriculum requiring critical thinking and problem solving skills in order to advance or “level up.” Workshops, games and quests are student-paced, engaging and motivational. Students will take a coding or computer science elective annually, in preparation for the development of their own video game, which they will present at the end of year three.

STEAM Middle School

STEAM Middle School

This school provides students with courses and electives that integrate science, technology, engineering and math content with art elements that focus on visual and graphic design. Curriculum takes a project-based approach, using advanced technology in an alternative learning environment.

Burleson Collegiate High School

Burleson Collegiate High School

BCHS is a partnership between BISD, the City of Burleson and Hill College. Rigorous high school and college courses will be taught by high school teachers and Hill College instructors. Students will tackle college-level coursework through high levels of support, encouragement, and their own self-determination.

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