Burleson ISD At A Glance

  • The Mission of the Burleson Independent School District is to engage and support every learner with a rigorous curriculum so that they graduate college and career ready.

  • By the Numbers

    • 12,746 students speak 40 languages at home
      • 58.58% White
      • 26.84% Hispanic
      • 7.77% African American
      • 1.43% Asian
      • 4.83% Multiple race or other ethnicity
      • 7.15% English language learners
      • 32.31% Receive subsidized meals
      • 11.62% Receive special education services
    • 1041 teachers/professional staff
      • 34% with advanced degrees
      • 20 to 1 Student / Teacher Ratio
      • Approx. 1942 Total Staff
    • Budget (2023-24)
      • $9,710.00 cost per pupil (assuming 12,631 enrollment General Fund only – All
      • $122,651,505 total budget (General Fund only)
      • Total budget: $163,002,660
    • 10,500 meals served at school each day
    • 1.2 million lunches are provided in a school year
    • 46 school buses transport 3,285 students


    Key Accomplishments

    • 95.3% graduation rate for the Class of 2020
    • For the last three consecutive years, Burleson High School and Centennial High School rank in the top 34% in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools ranking.
    • 54% of graduates who enrolled in postsecondary education for the Class of 2019
    • 7.49% of students are Gifted & Talented
    • $12.5 million in scholarships and military benefits for the class of 2022
    • 150 AP Scholars 
    • BISD – 1:You – Burleson ISD is providing students with the tools to personalize the way they learn and lead.
    • BISD is recognized as a District of Distinction by the Texas Art Education Association, placing the visual art program in BISD among the top four percent in Texas.

    Points of Pride

    • Finance has a GFOA Certificate of Achievement. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Burleson ISD for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the years 2009-2022.
    • AVID Programs – Develops learning, study and academic behavioral skills that are essential to success in rigorous coursework. Currently, we have AVID at all comprehensive secondary campuses, and graduated our first class of seniors from Burleson High School in 2017.
    • 2,080 scholarships have been received by Burleson Opportunity Fund students to date.
    • BOF students have completed over 32,000 College Credit Hours.
    • 94% of all dollars raised by the Burleson Opportunity Fund goes directly to fund scholarships.
  • Our Schools

    Elementary Schools

    • Academy at Nola Dunn 
    • Academy of the Arts at Bransom 
    • Academy of Leadership & Technology at Mound 
    • Brock Elementary
    • Clinkscale Elementary
    • Frazier Elementary
    • Hajek Elementary
    • Norwood Environmental Science Academy 
    • STEAM Academy at Stribling
    • Taylor Elementary

    Secondary Schools

    • Hughes Middle School
    • Kerr Middle School
    • STEAM Middle School
    • Game Development Design School
    • Burleson High School
    • Centennial High School
    • Burleson Collegiate High School
    • Crossroads High School & RTDC



    Bret Jimerson

    Board of Education
    Staci Eisner, President, Place-5
    Ryan Richardson, Vice President, Place-3
    Jerri McNair, Secretary, Place-6
    Shawn Minor, Place-1
    Michael Ancy, Place-2
    Dallas Owen, Place-4
    Pat Worrell, Place-7