Our School

  • W.H. Burges High School will commit to the success of students by promoting accountability, responsibility, and life long learning. Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.We are committed to excellence, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver. 

    Burges High School in El Paso, Texas, United States, is a comprehensive high school in the El Paso Independent School District. It is located in the Cielo Vista neighborhood on the near east side of El Paso, north of the large shopping center Cielo Vista Mall and south of El Paso International Airport, and is the only El Paso Independent School District high school in East El Paso.

    The school, which was named for William H. Burges, a prominent local attorney of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, serves portions of near East, East-Central and South-Central El Paso. Its feeder schools are Ross Middle School and MacArthur Elementary-Intermediate School.

     

  • Administration

    Principal
    Christopher Smith

    Assistant Principals
    Kim Magdaleno - A - Gar, Discipline
    Patricia Olvera - Gas- Orr, Discipline
    Eric Pena - Ort- Z, Discipline
    Adriana Herrera - Guidance & Instruction & Early College

    Important Numbers
    Main Line (Reception)
    915-236-7200
    Principal's Secretary
    915-236-7205
    School Fax
    915-236-7386
    Attendance Office
    915-236-7202
    PEIMS Office
    915-236-7223
    Discipline
    915-236-7223
    Registrar Office
    915-236-7221
    Registrar Fax
    915-236-7386

Christopher Smith, Principal
  • School Info

    Address
    7800 Edgemere Blvd. 
    El Paso, TX  79925

    Grades
    9th-12th Grade

    Mascot
    Mustangs

    School Colors
    Purple & Gold