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How quickly is Burleson ISD growing?
Our student population has grown from just under 8,000 children in 2006 to more than 11,800 today, and with all the new home construction in the district, our student population is expected to grow to more than 14,000 over the next ten years. That’s a projected 21% increase.
How was the Burleson ISD bond package and Tax Ratification Election (TRE) developed?
Approximately 60 members of our community came together in a facilities advisory committee and spent four months reviewing and analyzing the needs of our teachers and students. Comprised of parents, grandparents, educators, and business and civic leaders – this volunteer committee made sure each committee member had the opportunity to provide input.
What is going to be addressed by the $85 million bond package and TRE?
The facilities advisory committee came to a consensus on an $85 million bond package and TRE. It will provide our students and teachers with new and renovated schools to manage growth and maintain academic standards.
What was the final vote by the Board of Trustees?
The Burleson ISD Board of Trustees accepted the bond package by a unanimous vote.
What was the final vote by Burleson ISD voters?
A total of 8,028 votes were cast in the election. The bond referendum and tax ratification passed with 57% and 55% voter approval, respectively.