Burlington Township High School

Burlington Township High School serves 1,290 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Burlington Township High School operates within the Burlington Township Board Of Education School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1290 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,290 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
9%
9%
Hispanic
7%
24%
Black
35%
17%
White
47%
49%
Hawaiian
1%
58%
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.
0.65 0.42
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.
18%
31%
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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,831 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Burlington Township Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 4,831 922
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
District Total Revenue $62 MM $20 MM
District Spending $58 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,903 $20,414
District Spending / Student $14,047 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bulington City High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burlington Township Middle School At Springside (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fountain Woods Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BurlingtonFountain Woods Elementary School
    601 Fountain Ave
    BurlingtonNJ 08016
    (609)387-1799
    0.1 mi | 899 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • BurlingtonBurlington Township Middle School At Springside
    1600 Burlington By Pass
    BurlingtonNJ 08016
    (609)699-4021
    0.5 mi | 951 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BurlingtonWilbur Watts Intermediate School
    550 High St
    BurlingtonNJ 08016
    (609)387-5834
    0.8 mi | 433 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • BurlingtonBulington City High School
    100 Blue Devil Way
    BurlingtonNJ 08016
    (609)387-5800
    0.9 mi | 725 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • BurlingtonCaptain James Lawrence Elementary School
    315 Barclay St
    BurlingtonNJ 08016
    (609)387-5859
    1.3 mi | 177 students | Gr. PK-2                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 01, 2012 - Needs better food, environment, and more eligibility into cheer leading. - Posted by Administrator
  • Recommended December 21, 2011 - The only thing this school district is good for is academics which I agree need some work cause as a former student myself, this school district is not at all what it used to be. The worst things about this school district, the staff regarding the superintendent, a few principals, vps, and other staff need to get it together or get out. They simply can not do their jobs correctly, mainly the middle school. I have seen teachers and vp's as well as the principals lie to parents regarding their children just to suspend a child for minor things which I have had the experience myself. They also target certain children, and fail to protect children's safety. There have been children who have been bullied, assaulted physically with serious injuries, and a sexual assault in the high school during school hours. Having these officers in the schools is a waste of time as far as I am concerned. Also, they need to do something about the busing issues with the seating, which still continues, I had to deal with that as a student myself with Burlington Township back in 86,87,88, etc. The only thing they did improve was putting cameras on the buses... But overall the school from a rate of 1 to ten gets a 4. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 31, 2010 - The academics in my point of view still need some work to be done. Music and art it overall good but they need more sports. Kids should be more involve in social thing. This is school needs to move up a lil more so its a great schoo. - Posted by Parent

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