Burke County High School

1057 Burke Veterans Parkway,

Waynesboro, GA, 30830

Tel: (706)554-6691
Grades: 9-12

1,213 students

Burke County High School serves 1,213 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Burke County High School operates within the Burke County School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1213 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,213 students
Burke County High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Burke County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Burke County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Burke County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Burke County High School Asian (1999-2002)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Burke County High School Hispanic (1997-2009)
Black
68%
37%
Burke County High School Black (1994-2012)
White
29%
44%
Burke County High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Burke County High School Sch Ethnicity Burke County High 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.
0.46 0.66
Burke County High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
63%
51%
Burke County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
14%
7%
Burke County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,874 students has grown by 66% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Burke County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 7,874 3,298
Burke County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Burke County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $34 MM
Burke County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $52 MM $36 MM
Burke County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,863 $9,939
Burke County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,908 $10,367
Burke County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Waynesboro Burke County Middle School
    356 Southside Dr
    Waynesboro , GA , 30830
    (706)554-3532
    0.2  mi  |  926  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Waynesboro Waynesboro Primary School
    352 Southside Dr
    Waynesboro , GA , 30830
    (706)554-5125
    0.2  mi  |  1148  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Waynesboro Blakeney Elementary School
    100 Olympic Dr
    Waynesboro , GA , 30830
    (706)554-2265
    0.5  mi  |  871  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Hephzibah Mcbean Elementary School
    1165 Hephzibah Mcbean Rd
    Hephzibah , GA , 30815
    (706)592-3723
    11.8  mi  |  513  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sardis S G A Elementary School
    1265 Charles Perry Ave
    Sardis , GA , 30456
    (912)569-4322
    14.7  mi  |  372  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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