Burns High School

Burns High School serves 1,086 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% 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 1086 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,086 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Students by Grade Burns High School 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 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Burns High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
18%
27%
White
69%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Burns High School Sch Ethnicity Burns 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.
0.49 0.44
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.
47%
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.
6%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Cleveland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
4
Number of Students Managed 16,351 1,682
Cleveland County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Cleveland County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $19 MM
Cleveland County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $152 MM $18 MM
Cleveland County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,142 $11,105
Cleveland County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,914 $10,880
Cleveland County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Students Grades
  • LawndaleBurns Middle School
    215 Shady Grove Rd
    LawndaleNC 28090
    (704)538-3126
    0.6 mi | 910 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • FallstonFallston Elementary School
    112 Gary St
    FallstonNC 28042
    (704)538-7341
    1.9 mi | 594 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ShelbyUnion Elementary School
    1440 Union Church Rd
    ShelbyNC 28150
    (704)481-8001
    5.2 mi | 481 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ValeNorth Brook Elementary School
    642 Hwy 274
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-2479
    6.9 mi | 438 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ShelbyNorth Shelby
    Special Education School
    1205 Northside Dr
    ShelbyNC 28150
    (704)487-9941
    Special Education School

    7.5 mi | 157 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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Did You Know?
Cleveland County, NC 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 0.43, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Cleveland County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.