About Us

W.H. Burges High School

We're gonna fight right on to VICTORY,
We're gonna fight right on to FAME,

We are the mustangs,
of Burges High School,
We got the Team to win this Game!
(Ra, Ra!)

We're gonna stand right up for Burges,
For us it's always do or die,
So let the Purple and Gold banners wave,

home of the mustangs

Mission Statement


Burges High School will commit to the success of students by promoting accountability, responsibility, and life long learning. Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.We are committed to excellence, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.


The Burges Standard


All students will perform at a college, career, or community readiness level within 4 years


Value Statements


As Burges students we:  Are proud of our past and present success and believe in you to continue the tradition.  Lead by example, respect others and ourselves in order to create a positive environment.  Are loyal, responsible and strive to never give up, like true mustangs.


The Burges High School faculty will provide a caring environment where professionalism and commitment to excellence are pursued.


The Burges High School Administration will provide a safe supportive environment conducive to learning through positive guidance and interaction with students, faculty, and community.