Burke High School

Burke High School serves 509 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Burke High School operates within the Charleston 01 School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 509 students has declined by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 509 students
Burke High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Burke High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Burke High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 15:1
Burke High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
99%
36%
Burke High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Burke High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.02 0.41
Burke High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
82%
52%
Burke High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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%
7%
Burke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,628 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,728 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,838 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 62% over four years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
80
7
Number of Students Managed 48,628 4,140
Charleston 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 60% 66%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $538 MM $37 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $712 MM $43 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,728 $9,170
Charleston 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,838 $10,604
Charleston 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Charleston Charter School For Math And Science (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charleston Charter School For Math And Science (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charleston Development Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CharlestonCharleston Development Academy
    Charter School
    233 Line St
    CharlestonSC 29403
    (843)722-2689
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 200 students                      
  • CharlestonMitchell Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2 Perry St
    CharlestonSC 29403
    (843)724-7261
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 372 students                      
  • North CharlestonJames Simons Elementary School
    2685 Leeds Ave
    North CharlestonSC 29405
    (843)724-7763
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 194 students                      
  • CharlestonCharleston Charter School For Math And Science
    Charter School
    1002 King St
    CharlestonSC 29403
    (843)720-3085
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 454 students                      
  • North CharlestonCharleston Progressive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1600 Saranac St
    North CharlestonSC 29405
    (843)720-2967
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 436 students                      

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