The mission of Burns Avenue School is to provide each child with an educational program that successfully develops the skills necessary to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. The school offers its students highly challenging activities which are designed to increase curiosity, spur creativity, and result in the active pursuit of knowledge. The school also seeks to create a safe and nurturing environment in which achievement is recognized, effort is rewarded, and respect is afforded to each child. The school also seeks to instill in students the value of diversity and tolerance in our school and our country. Parents are also viewed as an integral part of the school’s educational program and their cooperation is regularly sought and greatly appreciated.