Burleson High School

Burleson High School serves 1,612 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Burleson High School operates within the Burleson Independent School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1612 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,612 students
Burleson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Burleson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Burleson 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 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Burleson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Burleson High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
14%
50%
Burleson High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Burleson High School Black (1993-2012)
White
77%
31%
Burleson High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Burleson High School Sch Ethnicity Burleson 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.
0.39 0.99
Burleson 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.
20%
44%
Burleson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Burleson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,260 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Burleson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 10,260 730
Burleson Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 80%
Burleson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $9 MM
Burleson Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $171 MM $9 MM
Burleson Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,933 $11,947
Burleson Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,813 $12,666
Burleson Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Johnson County Jjaep High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Nick Kerr Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irene Clinkscale Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Burleson Johnson County Jjaep High School
    Alternative School
    1160 Sw Wilshire Blvd
    Burleson , TX , 76028
    (817)245-1000
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Burleson Irene Clinkscale Elementary School
    600 Blayke St
    Burleson , TX , 76028
    (817)245-3900
    0.8  mi  |  491  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Burleson Frazier Elementary School
    1125 Summervrest Blvd
    Burleson , TX , 76028
    (817)245-3000
    0.9  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Burleson Norwood Elementary School
    619 Evelyn Ln
    Burleson , TX , 76028
    (817)245-3400
    1.4  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Burleson Nick Kerr Middle School
    517 South West Johnson
    Burleson , TX , 76028
    (817)245-0750
    1.4  mi  |  1211  students  |  Gr.  6-9

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Burleson, TX 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 0.42, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Burleson is Jack Taylor Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.