Burgin Independent School

440 E Main St
Burgin, KY 40310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Burgin Independent School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 34% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Burgin Independent School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Burgin Independent School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Burgin Independent School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#373 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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34%
30%
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46%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
91%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.17
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≥80%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Burgin Independent School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burgin Independent School's ranking?
Burgin Independent School is ranked #373 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Burgin Independent School often compared to?
Burgin Independent Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mercer County Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Burgin Independent School?
The graduation rate of Burgin Independent School is 80%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Burgin Independent School?
503 students attend Burgin Independent School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Burgin Independent School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burgin Independent School?
Burgin Independent School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Burgin Independent School offer ?
Burgin Independent School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Burgin Independent School part of?
Burgin Independent School is part of Burgin Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 34% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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