Superintendent's Letter

January 23, 2023

What a great time to be a Burton Panther!!!

Welcome to the Burton Independent School District weekly update. Bond Project information will be shared as it pertains to the planning and construction of our new facilities.

Circle H Dirt Work and Excavation is fully engaged in the district building project alongside Reliance Architecture, Engineering, ABA Services, Bluebonnet Electric, the Project Manager and the Job Superintendent with DSA Construction Management. Communication with contractors is ongoing to coordinate scheduling and identify additional cost savings. Consultants continue to verify contractor submittals and VE items. Please feel free to email any questions to

Please note the upcoming School Board Election Calendar:

January 18, 2023 First day to apply for a place on the ballot. 

February 17, 2023 Deadline to file application for a place on the ballot.

February 21, 2023 Last day for write-in candidates to file declaration of write-in candidacy.

Congratulations to our newly formed Elementary Beta Club and those students inducted into the Program. We are very proud of their accomplishments and look forward to their future successes. Good luck to Burton Elementary and Burton Junior High Students as they participate in the UIL Academic Competition.

Congratulations to Burton Panther Tyrone Gilmon who received the honor of 2A Division II

Offensive Player of the Year by the Padilla Poll as well as Jason Hodde, Head Football Coach and

Athletic Director for being named as the 2A Division II Coach of the Year by the Padilla Poll! 

Please feel free to come visit Burton Independent School District and thank you in advance for taking time to find out more about our schools, our professional staff, our exemplary students, and our excellent academic programs. Burton Schools are a perfect place to get an education that will prepare your child for a bright future. 

There is a tremendous amount of community support that goes into the success of our programs in Burton ISD. We appreciate everyone who helps make a positive impact on our schools. All of us working cooperatively make Burton ISD better together. So proud to be a BURTON PANTHER! 

Lots of great things are going on this school year. Follow all of our activities on the Burton ISD website @, check out the Burton ISD app, and keep up with the latest happenings on the Burton ISD Facebook page and other social media venues. 


The pride of the Burton Panthers is embedded in all of us whether we are a student, an alumni, a community member, a staff member and employee, a parent, board member and/or a proud supporter and in many cases all of the above. We love our Panthers and like to think that the culture we are providing in educating our students is a reason why parents want their children to attend Burton ISD. We value our school district and always put students first. For the 2022-2023 school year, Learning is Our Superpower as we are Building Our Future!!! Have a blessed day!  GO BIG RED!