Burns High School

307 East Stagecoach Trail,

Lawndale, NC, 28090-9535

Tel: (704)538-7403
Grades: 9-12

1,086 students

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
Burns High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Burns High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.64. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
13%
Burns High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
18%
27%
Burns High School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
52%
Burns High School White (1988-2012)
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 0.64
Burns 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.
47%
45%
Burns High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
8%
Burns High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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 1,593
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: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lawndale Burns Middle School
    215 Shady Grove Rd
    Lawndale , NC , 28090
    (704)538-3126
    0.6  mi  |  910  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Fallston Fallston Elementary School
    112 Gary St
    Fallston , NC , 28042
    (704)538-7341
    1.9  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Shelby Union Elementary School
    1440 Union Church Rd
    Shelby , NC , 28150
    (704)481-8001
    5.2  mi  |  481  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Vale North Brook Elementary School
    642 Hwy 274
    Vale , NC , 28168
    (704)276-2479
    6.9  mi  |  438  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Shelby North Shelby
    Special Education School
    1205 Northside Dr
    Shelby , NC , 28150
    (704)487-9941
    Special Education School
    7.5  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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