Burgin High School

440 East Main St,

Burgin, KY, 40310-0258

Tel: (859)748-5282
Grades: 6-12

243 students

Burgin High School serves 243 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Burgin High School operates within the Burgin Ind School District.

Overview

The student population of 243 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 243 students
Burgin High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Burgin High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Burgin High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Burgin High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Burgin High School Asian (1994-2008)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Burgin High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
3%
11%
Burgin High School Black (1988-2012)
White
92%
81%
Burgin High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Burgin High School Sch Ethnicity Burgin 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.
0.15 0.57
Burgin High 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.
34%
46%
Burgin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Burgin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Burgin Ind School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
6
Number of Students Managed 465 2,353
Burgin Ind School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $24 MM
District Spending $4 MM $23 MM
Burgin Ind School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,081 $10,129
Burgin Ind School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,483 $9,906
Burgin Ind School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Point Education Center (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mercer County Intermediate School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Burgin Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Burgin Burgin Elementary School
    440 East Main St
    Burgin , KY , 40310
    (859)748-5282
    0  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Burgin North Point Education Center
    Vocational School
    Walter Reed Rd
    Burgin , KY , 40310
    (859)239-7012
    Vocational School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Harrodsburg Mercer County Intermediate School
    443 East Lexington St
    Harrodsburg , KY , 40330
    (859)733-7080
    4.1  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Harrodsburg Evan Harlow Early Learning Center
    530 Perryville Rd
    Harrodsburg , KY , 40330
    (859)733-7020
    4.8  mi  |  303  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Harrodsburg Hughes Jones Harrodsburg Area Technical Center
    Vocational School
    661 Tapp Rd
    Harrodsburg , KY , 40330
    (859)734-9329
    Vocational School
    5.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 28, 2014 - Excellent school, loved my 12 years there. class of 1969 - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended October 15, 2006 - i was a former student at burgin its a smaller school, and its really frieandly i would recommmend this school as #1 in the mercer area. the teachers and staff vare nice and caring. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Mercer County, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Mercer County is Lawrence Township School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.