Thursday, Aug. 30, was a very special day for us at The Burlington School as we officially opened our new Upper School academic building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. I want to thank all of those people who made this possible. Without your support, this facility would not have become a reality.

Our new school building has allowed us to house all of our students on one campus and provided greatly improved space for not only academics, but also the arts. Not only do we have a chemistry lab, but we also have a dedicated performance space for our drama and music programs. Not only do we have a college counseling room to host visits from a variety of schools, but we have a large and well-lit room for our artists to draw, paint and mold pottery. We are very proud to say that our students have received over $14 million in scholarship offers, not financial aid, but scholarships, since the formation of The Burlington School! We are a school that is growing and have plans to slowly continue that growth. In July 2014, we had 183 students enrolled. Today, our enrollment sits near 360 students from preschool through 12th grade. According to our parents, we are growing because of our focus on the “Triple As” — academics, arts and athletics — as well as the safe environment we provide, affordable indexed tuition and the class trips that our students are able to experience. The Burlington School will continue to grow, as we have plans for more educational spaces and a new athletic facility. Because of the support of the community, we will be able to keep providing one of the best college preparatory experiences in the Triad. We are committed to allowing all children access to an educational experience that is engaging and encourages students to be independent.

Ronnie K. Wall

The Burlington School, Head of School