Mission & Vision

Burns High School Mission Statement:

Burns High School provides a safe and orderly learning environment in which students can achieve their highest academic potential, develop good character, and become good citizens.

Burns High School Vision Statement:

Burns High School will strive to inspire all students to be collaborative, responsible, contributing citizens who will attain excellence in education, family, and life experiences.

Burns High School Purpose Statement:

The purpose of Burns High School is to educate, empower, and enable all students to become caring, contributing citizens who can succeed in an ever-changing world.  We will accomplish this by providing a challenging curriculum (RIGOR) that connects students’ lives and their future (RELEVANCE) in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment (RELATIONSHIPS).

Cleveland County Mission Statement:

Cleveland county schools will challenge each student with an exceptional educational experience that will lead them to become a productive global citizen and a lifelong learner by partnering with our community to provide quality learning opportunities.

Cleveland County Vision Statement:

To become one of the 10 best performing districts in the state by challenging each student with an exceptional educational experience.

Cleveland County Core Values

  • We will make student learning and development our primary focus.
  • We will accomplish our work in a safe, orderly, and caring environment.
  • We will create partnerships that have meaning for our students and their education.
  • We will support a community of learners.
  • We will challenge students to reach their full potential.
  • We will have high expectations for our students, parents, and staff.
  • We will make decisions based on what is best for students.
  • We will use data as a tool for decision making.