1801 Hill St
Mckinney, TX 75069
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Burks Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Burks Elementary School's student population of 460 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Burks Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Burks Elementary School is 0.55, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6062 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
63%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
20%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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