Burks Elementary School

  • Burks Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burks Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Burks Elementary School's student population of 460 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burks Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burks Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6556 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
62%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
18%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMckinney Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Burks Elementary 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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