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About Burks

Burks Elementary is a Recognized campus with a strong connection with the neighborhood community. Teachers, parents and students work collaboratively, enabling students to reach their highest learning potential. The Burks administration and staff encourage parent involvement and support to help carry on the culture of high expectations and student success.

If we can assist you, please give our office staff a call at 469-302-6200.

Our Focus
Our focus is to foster a culture that encourages everyone involved: students, teachers, parents, staff and community members. The faculty and staff at Burks are committed to promoting the learning and achievement of ALL students.

Vision/Mission of Burks Elementary
Burks Elementary’s vision is, “I am a LEADER and I will SOAR

The campus mission is to serve and prepare all students for their global future.

Recent Campus Awards/Honors

  • Retired Teacher Association, Collin County, Reading Project – Karen Ann Knowles and Tonya Hinkebein
  • MEF Literacy Grant – 3rd Grade Team: Katt Beatty, Alicia Bye, Amy Rocha, Marianne Smith, Megan Tumulty
  • LauraBush Grant – Tonya Hinkebein
  • Cooper Clinic Healthy Zone School
  • Engineering is Elementary (EiE) Scholarship – Diana McGuire
  • Office Max Award – Najat Murillo

Burks Teacher of the Year 2014 – Felipe Arellano