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Burke Basic School Mission Statement

Our commitment is to give children an excellent educational foundation. Our mission is to provide a learning environment that will improve student achievement. We strive to have students experience daily growth and academic success. We know that offering the highest level of services to parents and students is vital to our mission.

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Kindergarten Through 6th Grade

Phonics-Based Reading and Spelling

A Proven, Successful Curriculum

Traditional American History

A Safe, Disciplined Environment

Caring, Nurturing Teachers

A Tuition-Free Charter School

Full-Day Kindergarten

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April Calendar

Annual Calendar


“My child likes participating with the flag in morning assembly. I like the way my children feel included in their school”

“Everyone there cares about each and every student”

“The teachers actually teach. I love that my daughter gets personal help and attention.”

“I love the uniforms and academic difficulty. My child is learning harder work than kids in public school.”

Burke Basic School
131 E. Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210
Phone (480) 964-4602 –  Fax (480) 964-6566



Average teacher salary (A.R.S. §15-189.05, as added by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §3)

Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2021 $47,695
Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2020 $46,436
Increase in average teacher salary from FY 2020 $1,259
Percentage increase $2.7%

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, Burke Basic School hereby states that all notices of the meetings of Burke Basic School will be posted at Burke Basic School 131 East Southern Ave., Mesa, Arizona and on our website. Burke Basic School is open to the public Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE AND AGENDA OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE BURKE BASIC SCHOOL GOVERNING BOARD  Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Burke Basic School Governing Board and to the general public that the Burke Basic School Governing Board will hold a meeting, open to the public, on April 21, 2023, beginning at 9:50 am , at...