131 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85210
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Burke Basic School serves 881 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Burke Basic School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Burke Basic School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Burke Basic School's student population of 881 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
881 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
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School Rankings

Burke Basic School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Burke Basic School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#575 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
90%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
5%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Burke Basic School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burke Basic School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
I attended Burke basic from kindergarten to third grade and LOVED it. Mr. Gaddie was an amazing principal that made it fun to be in school. Some of my best memories are here!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 881 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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