Burley Middle School
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Burley Middle School is an Albemarle County public middle school providing grades six through eight. Burley is part of both the Southern Feeder Pattern and the Northern Feeder Pattern. Students attended either Agnor-Hurt Elementary School, Cale Elementary School, Stone-Robinson Elementary School, or Stony Point Elementary School and will graduate from either Monticello High School or Albemarle High School. As of 2012, Burley has 532 students enrolled and employs 69 faculty and staff members.
Burley Middle School was originally built in 1950 as a combination of three schools for African-Americans: Jefferson High School, Esmont High School, and Albemarle Training School. The school opened in 1951 and was named for a prominent African-American community leader, Jackson P. Burley. In 1967 the school officially desegregated and became known as the Jack Jouett Junior Annex, and was used to relieve the overpopulated Jack Jouett Junior High. In 1973 the school was renamed Jackson P. Burley, housing grades six and seven and in 1974 it became an Albemarle County middle school with grades six through eight.
The current principal of Burley Middle School is James Asher.
The following is a list of people who have served as principal
|2012 - present||James Asher|
|2009 - 2012||Sharon Amato-Wilcox|
|2006 - 2009||Marcha Howardy|
|1997 - 2006||Bernard Hairston|
|1994 - 1997||Sherrard Howen|
|1987 - 1994||Thomas Zimorski|
|1982 - 1987||Ronald Broadbent|
|1971 - 1982||Joseph Trice|
|1967 - 1971||Robert Thraves|
|1959 - 1967||Alexander Scott|
|1952 - 1959||Eugene Mobley|
|1951 - 1952||Leander Shaw|
In the 2012-2013 school year, 16 students were suspended for alcohol possession, fighting, theft and using inappropriate language. 
Burley Middle School is located at 901 Rose Hill Drive.
Memorial to Burley High School
A memorial to the school's status as the only area high school for African-Americans was dedicated in October 2017. The memorial lists the names of everyone who attended the school from 1951 to 1967. 
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- Web. History of Burley Middle School, Albemarle County Public Schools, retrieved June 1, 2012.
- Web. Three Principals Selected, Albemarle County Public Schools, June 7, 2012, retrieved June 7, 2012.
- Web. Walton names new assistant principal, J. Reynolds Hutchins, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, June 24, 2013, retrieved June 27, 2013.
- Web. Alumni Dedicate Monument to Preserve History of Burley Middle School, Staff Reports, News Article, WVIR NBC29, October 14, 2017, retrieved January 24, 2019.