Burke County High School

Burke County High School serves 1,149 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Burke County High School operates within the Burke County School District.
Burke County School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1149 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,149 students
Burke County High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Burke County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Burke County High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Burke County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Burke County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Black
69%
37%
Burke County High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
30%
43%
Burke County High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Burke County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.44 0.40
Burke County High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
99%
56%
Burke County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a
6%
Burke County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Burke County School District's student population of 4,405 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 49% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,350 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,856 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Burke County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 4,405 3,213
Burke County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Burke County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2014)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $36 MM
Burke County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $52 MM $34 MM
Burke County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,350 $10,365
Burke County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,856 $9,935
Burke County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hephzibah High School (16.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burke County Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waynesboro Primary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WaynesboroBurke County Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 970 students
    0.2 miles
    356 Southside Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-3532
    0.26-8970
  • WaynesboroWaynesboro Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 1090 students
    0.2 miles
    352 Southside Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-5125
    0.2PK-21090
  • WaynesboroBlakeney Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 831 students
    0.5 miles
    100 Olympic Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-2265
    0.53-5831
  • WaynesboroBurke County Life CenterAlternative School

    1.7 miles
    305 Park Dr
    WaynesboroGA 30830
    (706)554-9199
    1.7n/an/a
  • HephzibahMcbean Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
    11.8 miles
    1165 Hephzibah Mcbean Rd
    HephzibahGA 30815
    (706)592-3723
    11.8PK-5503

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