• The Burr School operates on the premise that all children can learn. To this end, students, staff, and parents are committed to creating and maintaining a climate for risk-taking and a culture of high standards, cooperative problem solving, and mutual respect. Teachers give students the message: “You can learn this; I’m not giving up on you until you learn it and believe in yourself as a learner.” Every attempt is made to provide educational experiences which will meet the diverse range of student abilities and interests. Burr School has high expectations for students, parents, and staff alike, placing a high value on continued learning and the individual’s contribution to the learning process.