W F Burns Middle School

W F Burns Middle School serves 664 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
W F Burns Middle School operates within the Chambers County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 664 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 664 students
W F Burns Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % W F Burns Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
W F Burns Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade W F Burns Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
W F Burns Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
W F Burns Middle School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
38%
34%
W F Burns Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
61%
57%
W F Burns Middle School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups W F Burns Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.49 0.32
W F Burns Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
57%
52%
W F Burns Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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%
6%
W F Burns Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,787 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,941 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,297 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Chambers County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
7
Number of Students Managed 3,787 3,026
Chambers County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $30 MM
Chambers County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $38 MM $30 MM
Chambers County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,941 $10,181
Chambers County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,297 $10,301
Chambers County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lanett Junior High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfax Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • ValleyValley High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 850 students501 Hwy 29
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)756-4105
    19-12850
  • ValleyFairfax Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 505 students502 Blvd
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)756-2966
    1.2PK-5505
  • ValleyLafayette Lanier Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 257 students6001 20th Ave
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)756-3623
    1.7PK-5257
  • ValleyBob Harding-shawmut Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 245 students3301 23rd Dr
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)768-3474
    2.5PK-5245
  • LanettHuguley Elementary School
    3.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 412 students3011 Phillips Rd
    LanettAL 36863
    (334)576-2572
    3.3PK-5412

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