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Principal James Mendonca
1135 Paradise Road
Modesto, CA 95351
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Burbank’s B.A.R.K. webpage showcases our Students Successes and Achievements.


New Year, New Cafeteria

Burbank staff and students were delighted with the opening of the new school cafeteria.  

New Burbank Cafeteria
Burbank’s New Cafeteria


New Cafeteria Student Entrance


Inside the cafeteria

Cafeteria Kitchen

First Students served in cafeteria

First day of school

New Cafeteria 2018

Burbank ASES Program, Junior Chef, welcomes Superintendent Dr. Noguchi.

ASES Junior Chef Program
ASES students participated in a Junior Chef Program.  Superintendent Dr. Noguch visited Burbank’s Afterschool Program.
Junior Chef Program
Students in the Junior Chef program learned to prepare delicious omelettes.

School Events 2017-18

Modesto City Schools’ annual celebration of Character Education, “The Eddies,” was held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the Downey High School Auditorium. 

“The Eddies” recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding character development while contributing to their school or community. 

Eddies Awards recipients 2018

Burbank’s Emma Avila earned a Character Education Award for her Courage. No matter what challenge is presented, she always performs with responsibility, respectfulness and genuine care for all of those around her. Emma helps English Learner students with her multi-lingual abilities and consistently volunteers to help other students when needed. She has a contagious smile and brings joy to Burbank Elementary School.

Character Education Award for Courage

Proud to be MCS

The Employees Making a Difference awards celebration was Tuesday, January 23. The annual event recognizes and honors the contributions of classified staff to public education. Six employees were nominated:  Davis’ Jill Hayes; Enochs’ Candelario Monroy; Lakewood’s Jamie Morrill; Bret Harte’s Vi Tran; Gregori’s Gloria Tellez; and Burbank’s Nancy Vernacchio. Four employees represented the District at the countywide event:  Jill Hayes, Candelario Monroy, Jamie Morrill and Nancy Vernacchio.  

Employees Making a Difference picture

School Assemblies: Character Education


Ribbon Cutting 1

Ribbon Cutting 2

SBAC Award

October Awards 3

October Awards 2

October Awards 1

Spelling Bee 2017