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Burns Elementary-Middle School

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -8th
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Enrollment 361 Students
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Type Of School DPSCD
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Start/End Time 9:00 am - 4:10 pm
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Before/After Care No/No
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Uniform Yes
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Accepting New Students Yes arrow_downward See below
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Student/Teacher Ratio 30:1
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Application Required

No
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Points of pride

At Burns Elementary Middle-School, we offer experiences in all areas of development, which include physical, cognitive, language and literacy, communication, and interpersonal skills. We also provide opportunities for exploration, self-selection, and problem-solving.

Leadership

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Ms. Cynthia Clayton
Principal

Ms. Clayton views a collaborative school environment as the key to creating successful teachers and students. She believes partnerships with parents and community partners are essential to enriching the experience at Burns Elementary-Middle School.

Location & Contact

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Address
14350 Terry
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Detroit, MI
48227
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Phone Number +13138520534
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Bell Times

09:00 am - 04:10 pm

Transportation

Yes, Transportation is Provided

Provided for students who attend their neighborhood boundary school and live greater than 3/4 mile from the school. For more details please see detroitk12.org/transportation or call the school. Transportation provided for exceptional education students according to their IEP. For more details, please contact the Office of Exceptional Students Parents at Frederick Douglass Academy South Wing at 2001 W. Warren Suite 166, Detroit, MI 48208-2216 or call (313) 748-6499.

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 361
Accepting New Students?

Yes - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Application Required No
Application Priorities N/A
Enrollment Instructions

To enroll, parents/guardians must submit completed enrollment forms and required documentation. Visit detroitk12.org/enroll or call 313-240-4377 for more information.

Academics & Activities

Curriculum

In Kindergarten through 8th grade, District students' learning experiences push them to think critically and have meaningful experiences with content or order to build knowledge for success within and across grade levels. Schools use the EL Education curriculum for English Language Arts/Literacy, Eureka Math for Mathematics, hands-on project-based learning and labs for Science, and various primary source texts and resources in Social Studies that best match the content and subjects taught in each grade.

Support Programs

Top Activities

Evangel Ministries, Canton Christian Fellowship, Blu Car, Detroit Probation, Omni Club

Top Activities
Sports
Chorus/Vocal
Leadership and Mentoring
Student Government
Newspaper/Journalism
STEM/Robotics
Spoken word/Poetry
Chess

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
STEM
Arts
Computer lab
Field Trips

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

Yes

School Safety Culture

Detroit Public Schools Community District is the only school District in the state with a fully functioning police department. In addition, to external patrols and security measures, the District has taken a whole child approach to student safety with a student code of conduct inclusive of restorative practices, a dean of culture, attendance agent and a school culture facilitator in each school and a districtwide approach to character development through our Expect Respect initiative. The Police Department's focus is based on a four-tiered strategy of crime prevention, intervention, student reintegration into the learning environment, and as a last option enforcement. The whole child commitment is supported by the methodologies of trauma informed practices.