Approximately two square miles
Valuation of $ 150,835,256 – Regular
$ 16,398,367 – TIF
$167,233,623 – Total
DISTRICT ENROLLMENT – OCTOBER 2016:
Resident Students – PK-12 446
Tuition Out – Open Enrolled Students 16
Tuition In – Open Enrolled Students 489
Tuition Out – Special Education Students 7
PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY WEST BURLINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT:
Certified Personnel 73
Bus Drivers 3
SCHOOL COST – GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES FOR 2016-2017:
All expenditures totaled $8,901,297.62.
The City of West Burlington (population 3,000) is located in southeastern Iowa, adjacent to the Mississippi River town of Burlington, Iowa (population 25,000). West Burlington is situated close to several metropolitan areas including Iowa City / Cedar Rapids (1hr 20min) and the Quad Cities (1hr 30min), and is within easy driving distance to Des Moines (2hr 40min), Chicago(4hr), and St. Louis (3hr 30min). Major employers include the area’s healthcare facility Great River Medical Center, as well as American Ordnance (IAAAP), Shearer’s Snacks, Federal Mogul and Winegard Company.
The West Burlington / Burlington area is home to a long list of recreational activities including multiple golf courses, an award winning sports complex, outdoor swimming pools, bike trails, playgrounds, a dog park, skate park, disc golf course, the Bees minor league baseball team, Southeastern Community College athletics, 34 Raceway, FunCity, Big Hollow outdoor recreation, and activities on the beautiful Mississippi River. Annual events include SnowBull indoor rodeo, Snake Alley Criterium bicycle races, Snake Alley Art Fair, Snake Alley Festival
of Film, City of West Burlington 4th of July Festival, and multiple music festivals, farmer’s markets, flea markets, and 5K run/walk events.