Burgess Elementary School

Burgess Elementary School serves 413 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Burgess Elementary School operates within the Wichita Falls Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 413 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 413 students
Burgess Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade Burgess Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
32%
50%
Black
44%
13%
White
16%
31%
All Ethnic Groups Burgess Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Burgess Elementary 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.
0.68 0.41
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.
85%
44%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,144 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Wichita Falls Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
4
Number of Students Managed 16,144 730
Wichita Falls Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $131 MM $9 MM
Wichita Falls Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $139 MM $9 MM
Wichita Falls Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,045 $11,947
Wichita Falls Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,586 $12,666
Wichita Falls Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hirschi High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kirby Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is City View Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wichita FallsHirschi High School
    Magnet School
    3106 Borton St
    Wichita FallsTX 76305
    (940)235-1070
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | 723 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Wichita FallsKirby Middle School
    Magnet School
    1715 North Loop 11
    Wichita FallsTX 76306
    (940)235-1113
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | 428 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Wichita FallsCity View Elementary School
    1023 City View Dr
    Wichita FallsTX 76306
    (940)855-2351
    1.1 mi | 553 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Wichita FallsCity View Junior/senior High School
    1600 City View Dr
    Wichita FallsTX 76306
    (940)855-7511
    1.6 mi | 391 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Wichita FallsHaynes Elementary School
    1705 Katherine Dr
    Wichita FallsTX 76306
    (940)235-1160
    1.9 mi | 289 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Did You Know?
Wichita Falls, 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 0.55, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Wichita Falls is Haynes Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.