• All Durham County Schools will be utilizing the NCSTAR program for school improvement planning and implementation. This program provides the school with ongoing, systematic process for school improvement. The links below will allow parents/guardians to access the School Improvement Plan, meeting agendas, and minutes from each meeting. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to be involved in the school improvement process by providing feedback and attending meetings.

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  • SIT Goals and Indicators for the 2023-2024 School Year: 

    • By June 2024, 68% of students will demonstrate proficiency in grades 3-5 as measured by the EOG.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 1: Foster academic excellence     

     

    • By June 2024, 52% of students will achieve grade-level proficiency with a focus on Limited English Proficiency as measured by the EOG.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 1: Foster academic excellence

     

    • By June 2024, at least 50% of EL's will meet their annual gross targets.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 1: Foster Academic Excellence  

     

    • By June 2024, at least 35% of SWD subgroup will exceed growth standards as measured by the EOG.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 1: Foster Academic Excellence  

     

    • By June 2024, Burton will reduce the percentage of Black and Hispanic students suspended by 50% or lower.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 2: Provide a safe and healthy school environment that supports the whole child     

     

    • By June 2024, Burton Elementary will implement the Capturing Kids Hearts framework with 100% fidelity.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 2: Provide a Safe and Healthy School Environment that Supports the Whole Child.    

     

    • By June 2024 at least 95% of Burton's educators and staff will agree that our school is a "good place to work and learn" based on the NCDPI's Teacher Working Conditions and annual Employee Engagement Survey.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 3: Recruit, Support and Retain an Exemplary Staff.

     

    • By June 2024, Burton will engage in on-going clear communications and design programs with community partners that support increasing positive student outcomes.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 4: Cultivate Meaningful and Authentic Community Engagement.     

     

    • By June 2024, Burton will provide healthy and safe facilities for students and staff.

    Aligned with District Strategic Plan Priority 5: Conduct Business, Administrative, and Operational Functions Responsibly and Equitably.

  • SIT Members

    • Tiffany Boss - Principal | 8/23/23
    • Keith Flynn - Assistant Principal | 8/23/23
    • Destiny Chevis - Teaching & Learning Coach/Parent | 8/23/23
    • Amy Sanchez - IBPYP Magnet Coordinator/ESL Teacher/Parent | 8/23/23
    • Amanda Bass - ESL Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Tamara Pendergrast - EC Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Sarah Snyder - EC Teacher | 9/1/23
    • Tameko Piggee - Social Worker | 8/23/23
    • Ponsella Brown - Counselor | 8/23/23
    • Robert Oechslin - AIG Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Stephanie Harrison - French Teacher | 8/24/23
    • Tanneh El-Amin - Art Teacher | 8/29/23
    • Alysha Monroe - PreK Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Tanya Myers - Kindergarten Teacher | 8/24/23
    • Kia Johnson - First Grade Teacher | 8/24/23
    • Ciani Bush Johnson - Second Grade Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Carolina Palacios - Third Grade Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Desiree Anderson - Fourth Grade Teacher/Tech Champion | 8/23/23
    • Brandon Daniel - Fifth Grade Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Carvel Dwyer - Fifth Grade Teacher | 8/23/23
    • Rovena Gibson - Instructional Assistant | 8/24/23
    • Abby Ratliff - Parent | 8/24/23
  • SIT Meetings  

    SIT Meetings are on the following dates: 

    • Wednesday, September 13, 2023
    • Wednesday, October 18, 2023
    • Wednesday, November 8, 2023
    • Wednesday, December 13, 2023
    • Wednesday, January 10, 2024
    • Wednesday, February 14, 2024
    • Wednesday, March 13, 2024
    • Wednesday, April 17, 2024
    • Wednesday, May 8, 2024

     

    All meetings are held via Zoom at 2:45pm