Burns Middle School

Burns Middle School serves 1,017 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Burns Middle School operates within the Mobile County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1017 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 1,017 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
1%
5%
Black
54%
34%
White
42%
57%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.54 0.31
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%
52%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,279 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,522 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
113
7
Number of Students Managed 61,341 2,979
District Total Revenue $580 MM $29 MM
District Spending $595 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,279 $9,620
District Spending / Student $9,522 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Mobile Mental Health Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MobileEnvironmental Studies Center
    Vocational School
    6101 Girby Rd
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)221-5000
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • MobileMobile Mental Health Center
    Special Education School
    5750a Southland Dr
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)661-0153
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 48 students                      
  • MobileOlive J Dodge Elementary School
    2615 Longleaf Dr
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)221-1195
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 978 students                      
  • MobileWc Griggs Elementary School
    6001 Three Notch Rd
    MobileAL 36619
    (251)221-1330
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 672 students                      
  • MobileKate Shepard Elementary School
    3980b Burma Rd
    MobileAL 36693
    (251)221-1645
    3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 441 students                      

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