Burke Town School

  • Burke Town School serves 217 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the VT average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 9%.
  • Burke Town School operates within the Burke School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 217 students has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 217 students
Burke Town School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Burke Town School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Burke Town School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Burke Town School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.10. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Burke Town School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
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Burke Town School American Indian Students (1998-2000)
Asian
n/a
2%
Burke Town School Asian Students (1996-2009)
Hispanic
1%
2%
Burke Town School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Burke Town School Black Students (1992-2009)
White
96%
91%
Burke Town School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Burke Town School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Burke Town School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
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.
0.08 0.10
Burke Town 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.
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Burke Town School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
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Burke Town School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Burke School District's student population of 217 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,989 in this district is less than the state average of $20,043. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,574 is less than the state average of $20,597. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Burke School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 217 186
Burke School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $4 MM
Burke School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5 MM $4 MM
Burke School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,989 $20,043
Burke School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,574 $20,597
Burke School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  8/8/2014
This school is great. I've been going here since preschool. And this year in in 8th grade. I love the art program and the PE. Besides PE we don't have any sport teams:( The teachers are great and we truly miss Ms. Parker. The student council is also a great for our school. I think they do so much for us. I think BTS needs more dances though cause they have the best dances ever and all if my friends think that too. Wee also think burke is in the middle of all the schools. Come here!!!!
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5  1/4/2010
This school is very cool. I moved this September, and I miss my friends, and this school. I've been here since 1st grade.
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