The Burnham School

Tel: (860)354-5559
Grades: KG-5

83 students

The Burnham School serves 83 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
The Burnham School operates within the Regional 12 School District.

Overview

The student population of 83 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 83 students
The Burnham School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
The Burnham School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade The Burnham School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.77. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
The Burnham School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
The Burnham School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
2%
20%
The Burnham School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
The Burnham School Black (1993-2006)
White
97%
61%
The Burnham School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups The Burnham School Sch Ethnicity The Burnham School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.06 0.77
The Burnham School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
30%
The Burnham School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2006)
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 5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 886 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
School District Name Regional 12 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 886 1,845
Regional   12 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $29 MM
District Spending $22 MM $28 MM
Regional   12 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,278 $15,687
Regional   12 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,910 $15,388
Regional   12 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Milford High School (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sarah Noble Intermediate School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Booth Free School (3.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Milford New Milford High School
    388 Danbury Rd
    New Milford , CT , 06776
    (860)350-6647
    3  mi  |  1511  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Roxbury Booth Free School
    14 South St
    Roxbury , CT , 06783
    (860)354-9391
    3.3  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • New Milford Hill And Plain School
    60 Old Town Park Rd
    New Milford , CT , 06776
    (860)354-5430
    3.3  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • New Milford John Pettibone School
    2 Pickett District Rd
    New Milford , CT , 06776
    (860)354-3218
    3.4  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • New Milford Sarah Noble Intermediate School
    25 Sunny Valley Rd
    New Milford , CT , 06776
    (860)210-4020
    3.7  mi  |  1035  students  |  Gr.  4-6

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