The Burbank Bulldogs are a community of dedicated educators, supportive adults, and enthusiastic, talented learners. As an inspirational magnet school, Burbank Elementary is THE arts program that will motivate students to “Imagine the Possibilities” around them. As a result of our strong dedication to student learning Burbank has received the California Honor Roll School Award for three years in a row, While offering an exciting arts program in visual arts, dance, music, and theater, Burbank Elementary is distinguished in our approach to incorporating and celebrating the multicultural perspective through the integration of folk arts in all four disciplines. The Burbank Elementary Magnet Program is designed to nurture the whole child- intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and artistic. Beginning in the primary grades, our students perform for each other, the school, their parents, and the community. Musical theater, film criticism, art history and ethnographic exploration all contribute to an atmosphere that encompasses a strong academic base well balanced with aesthetics. After school enrichment opportunities include Howlers Choir, Spirit Squad, Dance Clubs, Computer Club, and much more.
As you walk our campus you will see our dedication to preparing students for futures in college and careers. We focus on conceptual awareness of what it means to be college and career ready. Students begin to visualize their future in grades TK-K and move to internalizing in grades 1 through 3. We guide students in grades 4 and 5 to conceptualize their future and begin to lead students in 6th grade through seeing their future in a tangible manner. Students actively participate in all content area lessons taught by highly trained, passionate teacher who are always willing to go “the extra mile” to make sure each and every student understands.