Five Birchwood kindergarten students sit at their table and smile.

Birchwood Elementary School opened its doors to students in September 1956. Today, our school serves approximately 330 students in grades K-5.

School Hours

7:55 a.m. – 2:10 p.m.

Mission Statement

The Birchwood School community is committed to helping each child achieve academic and social excellence.


  • To create a safe and collaborative community that encourages critical thinking, independence and open-mindedness.
  • To create a student-centered, innovative community in which all members are fully invested in learning.

Values & Beliefs

  • The emotional, physical and intellectual well-being of everyone is important.
    Children will benefit academically and non-academically from all our decisions.
    There will be open communication among all groups (children, parents, staff, P.T.O., and community).
  • Enthusiasm for learning will be encouraged as an ongoing priority.
  • All decisions should be informed decisions with continuing input and evaluation.
  • School policies and procedures should be clearly defined, adhered to, and supported by all groups.