Burke High School

  • Burke High School serves 452 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Burke High School operates within the Charleston 01 School District.
  • Charleston 01 School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 452 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students452 students
Burke High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Burke High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Burke High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBurke High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
Burke High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Burke High School Asian Students (1991-1997)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Burke High School Black Students (2014-2015)
Black
99%
35%
Burke High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
52%
Burke High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBurke High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC 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.
0.020.61
Burke High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
73%
50%
Burke High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
3%
5%
Burke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Charleston 01 School District's student population of 46,721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,775 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,705 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
6
Number of Students Managed46,7213,454
Charleston 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate54%67%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$525 MM$38 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$656 MM$39 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,775$9,366
Charleston 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,705$9,666
Charleston 01 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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