700 West 16th Street
Burley, ID 83318
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Burley Junior High School serves 558 students in grades 7-8.
Burley Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho 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 30% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

School Overview

Burley Junior High School's student population of 558 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Burley Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Burley Junior High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#574 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
42%
19%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
56%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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