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Preschool students hold hands down the hall
Middle School students collaborate on a project
Fourth graders work with preschool students on a color lab
Upper School Spanish student reads to Lower School students
Upper School art class
Middle School boys soccer action


The Burlington School is the premier Preschool 3 through 12th grade, independent school in Alamance County and offers programs in academics, athletics and the arts. Rigorous academics, individual attention and a vibrant learning community make TBS one of the best college preparatory schools in the North Carolina Triad area.
The Burlington School Experience
We believe our students deserve the finest education, and we provide it to them in a number of ways. Our progressive curriculum emphasizes strong foundations across core subject areas, character education and community service. Extracurricular activities range from competitive athletics to fine arts, as well as a variety of interest-based clubs. The Burlington School is a place where students are encouraged to try new things, discover their passions and set goals for the future. When they leave our campus, they have a genuine love for learning and a desire to make the world a better place.
Developing 21st Century Learners
Changing technology, competitive college acceptance rates and a connected global society make choosing a school for your child one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Never has it been so crucial to prepare students as 21st century learners. We focus on developing the creativity and critical thinking skills needed to succeed in today’s world. This is accomplished through innovative learning resources, hands-on experiences, leadership opportunities and individualized support. Our learning community reflects racial, religious and economic diversity, further preparing students to thrive in a highly connected society.
Learn More Today
Visiting our campus is the best way to experience what makes The Burlington School different. We invite you to explore our facilities, meet our teachers, and see students blossoming in their own learning environments. The passion that permeates our school community is evident; we hope you will agree that it’s the right place for your child to learn and grow. Contact us to schedule a visit today.

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