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Burdick School

A.E. Burdick School

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Burdick School offers all of our students a traditional, rigorous academic program with special emphasis on music and technology. Our staff includes full-time specialists in music; art; trade and technology; physical education; and special education. In addition, instrumental music lessons are also offered to students. Burdick students also participate in a variety of sports programs and in Race Across America. We also provide a focus on engineering with grant support from Rockwell Corporation that includes Lego Robotics and Future Cities competition. The staff and students of Burdick enjoy an enduring partnership with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra as part of the nationally recognized ACE (Arts in Community Education) program. Burdick also has a strong working partnership with Cardinal Stritch University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Burdick has been recognized as a School of Distinction based upon a successful implementation of PBIS to reinforce positive student behaviors. The vast majority of the Burdick staff holds advance degrees and has been teaching at Burdick for more than 15 years.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Book Club, Forensics )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Baseball (Co-ed)
  • Basketball (Co-ed)
  • Soccer (Co-ed)
  • Volleyball (Co-ed)

Before & After School

  • Before School Camp
  • After School Program ( After School Camp )

College & Career Programs

  • Career and Tech Ed ( Computer Technology )

Community Partners

  • Arts in Community Education (ACE)
  • Cardinal Stritch
  • Junior Achievement
  • Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Comprehensive Program

Fine Arts

  • Art ( General Arts Program )
  • Music ( Chorus, Percussion, Piano, Violin )
  • Performing Arts ( Dance, Music, Performing Arts )

Mentoring & Interventions

  • Restorative Justice

Parent & Family Resources

  • Love and Logic

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalTheresa RussellRegional SuperintendentChris HauserSchool Board MemberCarol P VossSchool Board District District # 8School Board Member At-LargeTerrence F Falk

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GradesK4 - 8School Hours07:35 AM - 02:35 PMSchool TypeNeighborhoodRegionEastTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalTheresa RussellSchool AddressBURDICK SCHOOL4348 S GRIFFIN AVMILWAUKEE WI 53207Phone (414) 294-1200TTY(866)
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