Burcham Elementary School

  • Burcham Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Burcham Elementary School's student population of 455 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burcham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burcham Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4699 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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Asian
7%
11%
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Hispanic
46%
54%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
28%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burcham Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burcham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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