History of Burleson School District

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    History

    Burleson Independent School District

    Building Valuation and Year Built

     

    Campus

    Year Built

    The Academy at Nola Dunn

    (Previously: Nola Dunn Elementary  School) 201 S. Dobson Street, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

     

    1923

    A. A. Nick Kerr Middle School

    (Previously:  Burleson High School)

    517 SW Johnson Avenue, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

     

    1960

    Mound Elementary School

    205 SW Thomas Street, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    1962

     

    STEAM Middle School

    (Originally A.E. Frazier Elementary School, then Little Elks Day Care Center on January 2011. In the Summer/Fall of 2015 the building was gutted, then renovated to become STEAM Middle School.)

    900 Hillside Drive, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

     

    1963

     

    2015

    Pauline G. Hughes Middle School

    316 SW Thomas Street, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    1970

    J. W. Norwood Elementary School

    619 Evelyn Lane, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    1976

    Administration Building/Bus Barn

    1160 SW Wilshire Blvd., Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    1978

    Jack C. Taylor Elementary School

     

     

     

    1986

     

     

     

     

    1997

    400 NE Alsbury Blvd., Burleson, Texas 76028

    (New Building and New Location)

    Burleson High School

    100 Elk Drive, Burleson, Texas 76028

    William Stribling Elementary School

    1881 E. Renfro Street, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    1998

    Burleson Stadium

    100 Elk Drive, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    2002

    Crossroads High School and Right Turn Discipline Center (Previously: Crossroads Learning Center) 505 Pleasant Manor, Burleson, Texas 76028

     2002

    Richard Bransom Elementary School

    820 S. Hurst Road, Burleson, Texas 76028

    2002

    (New Building and New Location)

    A.E. Frazier Elementary School

    1125 NW Summercrest Blvd., Burleson, Texas 76028

     

     

    2008

    Judy Hajek Elementary School

    555 NE McAlister Road, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    2008

    Ann Brock Elementary School at Oak Grove

    12000 Oak Grove Road, Burleson, Texas 76028

     

    2008

    Irene Clinkscale Elementary School

    600 Blayke Street, Burleson, Texas 76028

    2009

      Burleson Centennial High School

     201 S. Hurst Road, Burleson. Texas 76028

     

    2010

     

      A. A. Nick Kerr Middle School

     1320 Hidden Creek Pkwy. Burleson, TX. 76028

    2019

       

     

    Burleson Independent School District History of the Facilities

    Year

    Historical Notes

    1906

    Wooden structure 201 S. Dobson Street

    1909

    Wooden Structure burned. A three-story brick building was built at 201 S. Dobson Street for grades 1-10.

    1936

    Gymnasium built at the school campus by WPA labor.

    1950

    The Burleson Elementary School built at 201 S. Dobson Street was named Nola Dunn.

     1960

    Burleson High School was built at 517 SW Johnson Avenue. Students moved on flatbed trucks and pickups.

    1962

    Mound Elementary School was built at 205 SW Thomas Street.

    1963

    A.E. Frazier Elementary School was built at 900 Hillside Drive.

    1968

    Burleson Junior High School was formed at 517 SW Johnson Avenue.

     

    1970

    Burleson Junior High School built at 316 SW Thomas Street and later renamed.

    Pauline G. Hughes Middle School.

    1976

    J.W. Norwood Elementary School was built at 619 Evelyn Lane.

    1978

    Administration Building complex built at 1160 SW Wilshire Blvd. 

    1986

    Jack C. Taylor Elementary School was built at 400 NE Alsbury Street. 

    1996

     

    A new building for Burleson High School was built at 100 NW John Jones Rd. Burleson High School relocated from 517 SW Johnson Avenue to 100 NW John Jones Rd. (John Jones Rd. was renamed Elk Drive around the year 2002).

    1997

    Burleson Intermediate School formed at 517 SW Johnson Avenue for grades 5-6 (in the old high school building).

    1997

    Hughes Middle School became Hughes Junior High for grades 7-8.

    1998

    Crossroads Learning Center formed at the Nola Dunn Campus located at 201 S. Dobson Street.

     

    William Stribling Elementary School was built at 1881 E. Renfro Street.

    1998

     

    1999

    Hughes Junior High School became Hughes Middle School for grades 6-8.

    1999

    Burleson Intermediate School located at 517 SW Johnson Ave. became A.A. Nick Kerr Middle School for grades 6-8.

    2000

    Crossroads Learning Center moved to the Kerr Middle School Campus.

     

    2000

     

    The Academy at Nola Dunn formed at 201 S. Dobson Street. This school offers a brain-based environment and instruction including experiential field trips, vertical and horizontal schedules, character focus/instruction and hands-on learning.

    2002

    Richard Bransom Elementary School was built at 820 S. Hurst Road.

    2002

    Elk Stadium and the Athletic Complex were built at 100 NW John Jones Road. (John Jones Rd. was renamed Elk Drive around the year 2002).

    2002

    Crossroads Learning Center was built at 505 Pleasant Manor.

     

    2004

    Crossroads Learning Center was renamed Crossroads High School (for the credit recovery side) and Right Turn Discipline Center (for the alternative educational program (disciplinary) side). (November 29, 2004)

    2006

    $259 million school bond election passes. (November 7, 2006)

    2008

    March 10, 2008 -Mound Elementary School renamed Bobby Spurlin Elementary School.

    May 12, 2008 -Bobby Spurlin Elementary School reverted back to the original name of Mound Elementary School. The name of the school was rescinded at the request of Bob Spurlin (letter to the Superintendent dated April 18, 2008).

    2008

    Judy Hajek Elementary School was built at 555 NE McAlister Rd. Building completed in August 2008.

    2008

    A new building for A.E. Frazier Elementary School was built at 1125 Summercrest Blvd. Frazier Elementary relocated from 900 Hillside Drive to 1125 Summercrest Blvd. Building completed in August 2008.

     

    2008

    Ann Brock Elementary School at Oak Grove was built at 12000 Oak Grove Rd. in Fort Worth, Texas (Burleson, Texas 76028 will also work as the address). Building completed in December 2008.

    2009

    Irene Clinkscale Elementary School was built at 600 Blayke Street. Building completed in August 2009.

    2010

    Burleson Centennial High School was built at 201 S. Hurst Road. Building completed in August 2010.

     

     

    2010

    A new building for The Academy at Nola Dunn Elementary School was built on the same location at 201 S. Dobson Street. Building completed in August 2010.

    2010

    October 17, 2010, Bransom Elementary School suffered major damage from a flood. The flood was the result of a broken water line underneath the building that occurred over the weekend. Students and staff were temporarily relocated to a wing at Centennial High School from October 2010 until January 2011, while Bransom Elementary School was being repaired.

     

     2011

     

    In January 2011, the old A.E. Frazier Elementary School building that was originally located at 900 Hillside Drive, became the Little Elks Day Care Center.

     2011

    When the 2nd High School began playing varsity football in the Fall of 2011, the Elk Stadium was renamed Burleson Stadium. Calling the stadium by one school's mascot was no longer appropriate since both high schools would use the stadium for home football games.

    2015

    In August 2015, the old A.E. Frazier Elementary School building (currently the Little Elks Day Care Center) became the new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Middle School of choice.                                                                                                                                                     The building was updated/renovated from a Day Care to a Middle School, but weather delays and construction caused the school to open in a wing at Centennial High School on August 24, 2015. Students moved into the newly renovated building in January 2016.

    2016

     

     

     

     

     

     

    In the Spring of 2016, the district announced 5 more schools of choice. Three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.

    Bransom Elementary School became The Academy of the Arts at Bransom Elementary School, with a focus on the fine arts, including Visual and Performing Arts (Music, piano/orchestra, dance, graphic design, radio/TV/film, etc.).

    Mound Elementary School became The Academy of Leadership & Technology at Mound Elementary School, developing tomorrow's leaders by focusing on goals, team-based learning, and positively influencing others, as seen through the lens of servant leadership while utilizing 21st-century technology.

    Stribling Elementary School became The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Academy at Stribling Elementary School. This school offers classes that integrate science, technology, engineering, and math content with art elements that focus on visual and graphic design.

     At the Middle School level, Kerr Middle School opened a school of choice called REALM (Rigorous Educational Arcade Learning Model) at Kerr Middle School. They began with 100 sixth grade students (a school inside of a school concept). This school offered students a blended learning environment that applied game-based learning theory to the curriculum and instruction, including coding. (A focus on computer science with an emphasis on coding.)

    Burleson Collegiate High School opened up in a wing at Centennial High School. This school is a partnership between the school district, the City of Burleson, and Hill College. Rigorous high school and college courses taught by high school teachers and Hill College instructors.  Students will earn a high school diploma and an associate's degree (60 hours of college credit) by the time they graduate from high school.

     

    2019  A.A. Nick Kerr Middle School moved from 517 SW Johnson Ave. to 1320 Hidden Creek Pkwy., Burleson, TX. 76028 at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year.