Burns High School

Burns High School serves 1,108 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Burns High School operates within the Cleveland County s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1108 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,108 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Hispanic
5%
14%
Black
18%
27%
White
71%
52%
Two or more races
6%
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.
0.46 0.45
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.
48%
47%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,029 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,142 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,914 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Cleveland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,029 1,330
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
District Total Revenue $155 MM $19 MM
District Spending $152 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,142 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,914 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Shelby (7.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burns Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fallston Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LawndaleBurns Middle School
    215 Shady Grove Rd
    LawndaleNC 28090
    (704)538-3126
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 857 students                      
  • FallstonFallston Elementary School
    112 Gary St
    FallstonNC 28042
    (704)538-7341
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 596 students                      
  • ShelbyUnion Elementary School
    1440 Union Church Rd
    ShelbyNC 28150
    (704)481-8001
    5.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 438 students                      
  • ValeNorth Brook Elementary School
    642 Hwy 274
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-2479
    6.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 433 students                      
  • ShelbyNorth Shelby
    Special Education School
    1205 Northside Dr
    ShelbyNC 28150
    (704)487-9941
    Special Education School

    7.5 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 151 students                      

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