Burns Academics

  • Burns Academic program focus on English Language Art and Math. Students will have two full hours of ELA and Math. Students at Burns will be using EL Education and Eureka Math curriculums. Each student will be giving their very own book to use daily. Students will have one hour of Social Studies and one hour of Science each day. Kindergarten-8th Grade students at Burns will also use I-ready (A computer-based system) to increase levels on math and reading, which can also be used at home.


    • English Language Arts/ Literacy (ELA)
      •  Burns Elementary-Middle School uses a comprehensive, standards-based core literacy program that engages teachers and students through compelling, real-world content called EL Education. This revolutionary curriculum allows students to demonstrate critical thinking, intellectual courage, and emotional resilience. Furthermore, students possess the passion and capacity to contribute to a better world as a result of EL. EL ensures that all students master rigorous content, develop positive character, and produce quality work. Burns Elementary-Middle School has been awarded the prestigious honor of being an EL Education model school for Detroit Public Schools Community School District
    • Mathematics
      • Eureka Math is a complete, PreK–12 curriculum. It follows the focus and coherence of the Common Core State Standards and carefully sequences the mathematical progressions.  provides educators with a comprehensive curriculum, in-depth professional development, books, and support materials.
    • Science
    • Social Studies


    • Art
    • Physical Education


5th Grade students completing class work