Burnley-Moran Elementary School

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Burnley-Moran Elementary School is a fully accredited child-centered school serving approximately 300 students in preschool through grade four. The student/teacher ratio is 20:1. [1] Their mascot is a bobcat.[1]

Burnley-Moran Elementary School is located in the north-eastern portion of Charlottesville.

Elizabeth Korab became the principal before the start of the 2018-2019 school year. [2]


Burnley-Moran was built in 1954. It takes its name from the first two women to head Charlottesville schools. Carrie Burnley was principal of McGuffey School for twenty-eight years, and Serepta Moran was principal of Venable School for twenty-one years. The mascot is the bobcat. [3]

The school campus is 15 acres and has views of Monticello.[1] It is in walking distance of the Downtown Mall and the Rivanna Greenbelt Trail.[1]

Dawn LoCasale will become principal of the school for the 2011-2012 school year. [4]

School Population (June 2011)

  • Enrollment: 309
  • Asian/Pacific Islander: 3.9%
  • American Indian: 1.2%
  • African American: 31.1%
  • Hispanic: 6.5%
  • White: 57.9%
  • ESL students: 10.4%
  • Gifted students: 26.2%
  • Special Education students: 10.4%
  • Pupil/teacher ratio: 20:1 [1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Web. Bunley-Moran Elementary School, retrieved 5 June 2012.
  2. Web. Four new Charlottesville principals charting course for academic year, Josh Mandell, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, September 2, 2018, retrieved September 2, 2018.
  3. Web. About Burnley-Moran, City of Charlottesville, retrieved June 24, 2011.
  4. Web. City announces 2 elementary school principals, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, retrieved June 24, 2011.

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