The mission of Burleson ISD is to engage and support every student so that they are college and career ready. The district has 18 schools that serve more than 12,200 students and employs approximately 1,500 staff members with 60% serving as classroom instructional employees.
Curriculum and campuses include STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics), arts and technology, REALM (Rigorous Educational Arcade Learning Model), as well as a Collegiate High School which offers college-level course work taught by Hill College instructors.
20 to 1 Student / Teacher Ratio
10 Elementary Schools
3 Middle Schools
1 Secondary School (Grades 6-12)
4 High Schools
When Burleson Mayor Ken Shetter had a vision of bringing higher education to the city, he offered Hill College and Texas Tech University the opportunity to hold classes in a city-owned facility on Renfro Street.
The establishment of Hill College and Texas Tech in Burleson has presented tremendous opportunities for area residents, making it easier and more convenient to take college courses, complete degrees, receive job-related certifications, and enjoy continuing education classes closer to home. Hill College serves more than 4,000 student’s between its three locations and partners with business, government and industry to provide customized training and workforce development.
The Burleson Opportunity Fund is a scholarship program open to all high school graduates who live or attend school in Burleson, Texas. The ultimate goal of the Burleson Opportunity Fund is to provide every Burleson high school graduate the opportunity to attain post-secondary education. Students who receive the fund are eligible for a scholarship that covers 100% tuition and fee at Hill College Burleson for up to two years. Funding is provided by many contributing partners and organizations, along with individual donors.