Dr. Jeff White
Chief School Administrator
973-373-3223
bcse@burchcharterschool.org
100 Linden Avenue Irvington, NJ 07111

Burch Charter School is closed due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.

Read more information under the 'FOR PARENTS' page.

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Burch will begin Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch starting April 6, 2020 from 8:30 am – 11:30 am. Distribution will be at the Linden Avenue front entrance. Reminder: We are practicing social distancing – no one can enter the school premise.

VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL BCSE PARENTS

2020 CENSUS INFO - CLICK HERE


NJTV LEARNING LIVE - CLICK HERE 

NJTV Channels


CHROMEBOOK LOANER PROGRAM - CLICK HERE


IMPORTANT BCSE COVID-19 INFORMATION - CLICK HERE


UPDATED SCHOOL CALENDAR (Mar 20) - CLICK HERE


BCSE PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS PLAN - CLICK HERE


BCSE DISTANCE LEARNING PLAN (4/3/20)- CLICK HERE

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BURCH CHARTER SCHOOL FACTS

  • First day of school: September 3, 2019
  • Last scheduled day of school: June 19, 2020
  • Maximum enrollment (charter enforced) 360 students
  • Grades K thru 5 (Three classes per grade)
  • Maximum class size: 20 students
  • School day: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Half day dismissal at 12:00 PM
  • Breakfast at 8:10 AM

Upcoming Events

7 May
Half day for students and staff dev.
Date 05.07.2020 4:00 am - 8:30 am
19 May
25 May
No school: Memorial Day
Date 05.25.2020
19 Jun
Last day of school
Date 06.19.2020
Our History
The Leaguers Incorporated was founded in 1943 by the late Mary B. Burch and incorporated in 1948. The agency’s mission for over 50 years has been to enhance the quality of life for children and families through diverse programming that fosters self-growth, pride in one’s community, personal empowerment and the attainment of self-sufficiency. We believe in opportunity through education. Goals include assisting youth in self-realization by allowing them to express their talents, hobbies and specialties; stressing civic responsibilities and awakening a sense of economic self-sufficiency.
Our Mission Statement
Burch Charter School of Excellence (BCSE) was founded in September, 2008. Our primal mission is to enable students to reach their intellectual and personal potential. We strive to instill integrity and respect in our students' in partnership with families and the community. We maintain a blended learning environment that enhances positive character traits that ensures our students become productive 21st century world citizens. The Burch Charter School of Excellence, a public school, is committed to providing best practices for educating our students in an environment that enables them to develop into critical thinkers that evolve into digital, life-long learners. Our curriculum emphasizes literacy and mathematics infused with technology.
Our Enrollment Process
  • Fill out your pre-registration form and mail or bring it in
  • You will receive a lottery number via mail or in person
  • Announcement of lottery day, date and time will follow
  • Pre-acceptance letters will be sent out following the lottery
  • Upon completion and submission of all required documentation, your child(ren) will be fully enrolled.

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BCSE LASTEST NEWS

Our Water Is Safe!

Saturday, February 29, 2020
The water in our building has been tested for lead by Environmental Hazards Services, LLC and found to be very SAFE. We are well below the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Standards. A copy of the report is also maintained in the BCSE main office.

Peanut Free Lunch

Saturday, February 29, 2020
BCSE has adopted a peanut free policy. Please do not send your child(ren) to school with any kind of peanut products for lunch.