Burroughs
Elementary School
About Us
 
Academic Brief

John Burroughs is a child-focused elementary school, serving students preschool through grade 5. The school serves a diverse student population, including neighbors of the school, English Language Learners and students with special needs.  We have also have a gifted and talented specialist who serves third, fourth and fifth grade students.  Reading help is being provided to our students through the LLI (Leveled Literacy Intervention System).


 

Academic Support

Penny Harvest Program: Students collect pennies as donations and examine and explore varius charities in which to donate the collected money. A valuable program that teaches our students the value of helping others.



Clubs

Chess Club

Art Club
 
Techie Club


Community Partnerships
 
Faith Community Church

 
Hilltop Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Libary
 
John Burroughs Site-Based Council:  Through collaboartion with Faith Cmmunity Church, the Hilltop Library, PTA, staff and parents, John Burroughs Site-Based Council worked to address student absenteeism, conference night attendance and homework support.  We are looking to expand our membership to include local preschools.  Please contact the school at 614-365-5923 if your preschool would like to join and support the site-based council. 


Dress Code:
We follow the Superintendent’s Dress Code Policy with clothing that does not detract from the educational atmosphere. For more information, click here


Fun Activities:

Listed below are a number of fun activities John Burroughs has to offer throughout the school yearl

  • Field Day
  • Fourth and Fifth grade choir
  • Instrumental music
  • Science Night
  • Math Night
  • PTA Sponsored Events


Hours of Operation:

Student may have breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and all students may go to their classrooms at 8:45 a.m. School starts at 9:00 a.m. and students are dismissed at 3:30 p.m.




Lunch Menu:
Mascot:

Burroughs Bee




Mission Statement:
"Each student is highly educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a citizen in a global community."



Principal:
Laura Schnebelen


Principal Email Address



PTA/PTO Contact Information

John Burroughs boasts a thriving PTA. Join us for our monthly meetings the first Monday of each month at 5:30.



PTA/PTO Leader

Mr. Ed Moore-President



School Colors:

Yellow & Black




School Motto:

“Respect” will provide opportunities for: Teachers to Teach! Students to Learn! and Parents to Support!"



Teacher Contact Information
Teacher Roster


Vision Statement

John Burroughs Mission: Each child reaches his or her full potential in a safe and positive learning environment that allows staff to teach, students to learn and parents to support.

Contact Information
 
Burroughs Elementary School
551 South Richardson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43204
Phone: (614) 365-5923
Fax: (614) 365-5924
Principal - Laura Schnebelen
(614) 365-5923  |   551 South Richardson Avenue Columbus, OH 43204
burroughses@columbus.k12.oh.us
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