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.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • 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 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 452 students has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 452 students
Burke High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Burke High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Burke High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Burke High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 16:1
Burke High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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 (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Burke High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Burke High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC 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.
0.02 0.42
Burke High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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%
6%
Burke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Charleston 01 School District's student population of 46,721 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,503 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,355 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
6
Number of Students Managed 46,721 3,454
Charleston 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 66%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $708 MM $39 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $747 MM $38 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,503 $11,413
Charleston 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,355 $10,999
Charleston 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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