Burks Elementary School

  • Burks Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Burks Elementary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burks Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burks Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6144 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
62%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Burks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
18%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Burks Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burks Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.560.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMCKINNEY ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Burks Elementary School is J J A E P (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is J J A E P (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Faubion Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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