BUSD Mission Statement

The Brentwood Union School District will provide an exemplary education to all children in a safe, student-centered environment designed to nurture the whole child and partner with families to prepare globally productive citizens.

2023-2024 District Goals

District Core Beliefs


  • We believe in a student centered learning environment that embraces the diversity of all learners while educating the whole child, academically, socially, emotionally and physically.

  • We believe that all students deserve an environment that facilitates self-discovery, exploration, and intellectual risk-taking.

  • We believe in a culture of respect that values individuality and fosters responsibility toward the local and global community.

  • We believe in an environment supported by a dedicated and caring team of staff, parents and community.

  • We believe in the worth and dignity of each person.

Conditions of Learning:

  • We believe children come first in all decision making.

  • We believe in fostering a professional learning environment that will result in academic excellence.

  • We believe that an effective education system anticipates, plans and reacts in response to a changing world.

  • We believe students can reach their full potential in an educational environment that utilizes highly trained staff, community involvement and well-rounded programs to provide education for all children.

  • We believe that our children deserve to be educated in a safe, supportive and quality-rich environment.

Student Achievement:

  • We believe all children can learn, be critical thinkers and can be productive, globally minded citizens.

  • We believe that each child is entitled to rigorous curriculum standards and the highest level of academic instruction that prepares them to be college and career ready.

  • We believe in preparing each child to succeed in a technologically driven world.