Burgin High School

Burgin High School serves 219 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Burgin High School operates within the Burgin Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 219 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 219 students
Burgin High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Burgin High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Burgin High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Burgin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 17:1
Burgin High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Burgin High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
2%
11%
Burgin High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
94%
79%
Burgin High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Burgin High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Burgin High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.24
Burgin High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
48%
Burgin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Burgin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 481 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,899 is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,433 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Burgin Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
6
Number of Students Managed 481 2,336
Burgin Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $24 MM
Burgin Independent School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $4 MM $24 MM
Burgin Independent School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,899 $10,260
Burgin Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,433 $10,180
Burgin Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is North Point Education Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mercer County Intermediate School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Burgin Elementary School (0 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Excellent school, loved my 12 years there. class of 1969
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/28/14
i was a former student at burgin its a smaller school, and its really frieandly i would recommmend this school as #1 in the mercer area. the teachers and staff vare nice and caring.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/15/06

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.