Burke High School

Burke High School serves 465 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Burke High School operates within the Charleston 01 School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 465 students has declined by 34% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 465 students
Burke High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Burke High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Burke High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Burke High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 16:1
Burke High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.02 0.41
Burke 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.
82%
51%
Burke High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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%
Burke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,646 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,195 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,230 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
80
8
Number of Students Managed 45,646 4,192
Charleston 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 67%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $525 MM $38 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $656 MM $39 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,195 $9,366
Charleston 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,230 $9,666
Charleston 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Charleston Charter School For Math And Science (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charleston Charter School For Math And Science (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charleston Development Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CharlestonCharleston Development Academy
    Charter School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 199 students233 Line St
    CharlestonSC 29403
    (843)722-2689
    0.1PK-8199
  • CharlestonMitchell Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 382 students2 Perry St
    CharlestonSC 29403
    (843)724-7261
    0.3PK-6382
  • North CharlestonJames Simons Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 204 students2685 Leeds Ave
    North CharlestonSC 29405
    (843)724-7763
    0.6PK-6204
  • CharlestonCharleston Charter School For Math And Science
    Charter School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 510 students1002 King St
    CharlestonSC 29403
    (843)720-3085
    0.76-12510
  • CharlestonCharleston Progressive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 358 students382 Meeting St
    CharlestonSC 29403
    (843)720-2967
    0.9PK-6358

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