Burnham Elementary School

Burnham Elementary School serves 190 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Burnham Elementary School operates within the Burnham 154-5 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 190 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 190 students
Burnham Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Burnham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Burnham Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Burnham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Burnham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
46%
25%
Burnham Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
45%
17%
Burnham Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
9%
50%
Burnham Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Burnham Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.58 0.31
Burnham Elementary 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.
88%
47%
Burnham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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%
3%
Burnham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 196 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,532 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,210 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Burnham 154-5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 196 938
Burnham   154-5 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $11 MM
Burnham   154-5 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2 MM $11 MM
Burnham   154-5 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,532 $11,118
Burnham   154-5 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,210 $11,218
Burnham   154-5 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Thornton Fractnl No High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wentworth Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clay Elementary School (1 miles away)
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    (708)868-7926
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    Calumet CityIL 60409
    (708)862-0750
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