Burns High School

Burns High School serves 1,077 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Burns High School operates within the Cleveland County s School District.
Cleveland County s School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1077 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,077 students
Burns High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Burns High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Burns High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Burns High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Burns High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
15%
Burns High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
17%
26%
Burns High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
73%
51%
Burns High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Burns 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 0.65
Burns High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
49%
47%
Burns High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Burns High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Cleveland County s School District's student population of 15,118 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,235 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cleveland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
1
Number of Students Managed 15,118 834
Cleveland County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 76%
Cleveland County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $152 MM n/a
Cleveland County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $149 MM n/a
Cleveland County s School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,235 n/a
Cleveland County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,068 n/a
Cleveland County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is North Shelby (7.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burns Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fallston Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LawndaleBurns Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 864 students
    0.6 miles
    215 Shady Grove Rd
    LawndaleNC 28090
    (704)476-8223
    0.66-8864
  • FallstonFallston Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    1.9 miles
    112 Gary St
    FallstonNC 28042
    (704)538-7341
    1.9PK-5518
  • ShelbyUnion Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    5.2 miles
    1440 Union Church Rd
    ShelbyNC 28150
    (704)481-8001
    5.2PK-5378
  • ValeNorth Brook Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    6.9 miles
    642 Hwy 274
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-2479
    6.9PK-5363
  • ShelbyNorth ShelbySpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 137 students
    7.5 miles
    1205 Northside Dr
    ShelbyNC 28150
    (704)487-9941
    7.5PK-12137

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