Burns Middle School

Burns Middle School serves 998 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Burns Middle School operates within the Mobile County School District.

Overview

The student population of 998 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 998 students
Burns Middle School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Burns Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Burns Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is equal to the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Burns Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Burns Middle School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Burns Middle School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
51%
35%
Burns Middle School Black (1999-2012)
White
44%
58%
Burns Middle School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Burns Middle School Sch Ethnicity Burns Middle 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.
0.55 0.55
Burns Middle School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
64%
51%
Burns Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Burns Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 63,683 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
109
7
Number of Students Managed 63,683 2,928
Mobile County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $580 MM $29 MM
Mobile County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $595 MM $31 MM
Mobile County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,279 $9,620
Mobile County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,522 $10,180
Mobile County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Environmental Studies Center (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mobile Mental Health Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Olive J Dodge Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mobile Environmental Studies Center
    Vocational School
    6101 Girby Rd
    Mobile , AL , 36693
    (251)221-5000
    Vocational School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mobile Mobile Mental Health Center
    Special Education School
    5750a Southland Dr
    Mobile , AL , 36693
    (251)661-0153
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  55  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Mobile Olive J Dodge Elementary School
    2615 Longleaf Dr
    Mobile , AL , 36693
    (251)221-1195
    1.8  mi  |  1002  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Mobile Wc Griggs Elementary School
    6001 Three Notch Rd
    Mobile , AL , 36619
    (251)221-1330
    1.9  mi  |  702  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Mobile Kate Shepard Elementary School
    3980b Burma Rd
    Mobile , AL , 36693
    (251)221-1645
    3  mi  |  453  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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