Burnham Elementary School

Burnham Elementary School serves 183 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
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.

Overview

The student population of 183 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 183 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Hispanic
49%
24%
Black
41%
19%
White
9%
50%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.59 0.30
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.
92%
45%
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
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 183 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
School District Name Burnham 154-5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 183 932
District Total Revenue $2 MM $10 MM
District Spending $2 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,335 $10,546
District Spending / Student $9,702 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChicagoClay Elementary School
    13231 South Burley Ave
    ChicagoIL 60633
    (773)535-5600
    1 mi | 603 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HammondAbraham Lincoln Elementary School
    4221 Towle Ave
    HammondIN 46327
    (219)933-2475
    1.3 mi | 630 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Calumet CityWentworth Intermediate School
    530 Superior Ave
    Calumet CityIL 60409
    (708)868-7926
    1.4 mi | 351 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • Calumet CityWentworth Junior High School
    560 Superior Ave
    Calumet CityIL 60409
    (708)862-0750
    1.5 mi | 401 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChicagoGrissom Elementary School
    12810 South Escanaba Ave
    ChicagoIL 60633
    (773)535-5380
    1.6 mi | 324 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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