Burley Senior High School

Tel: (208)878-6606
  • Burley Senior High School serves 904 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Burley Senior 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Burley Senior High School operates within the Cassia County Joint School District.
  • Cassia County Joint School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Idaho state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • Burley Senior High School's student population of 904 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students904 students
Burley Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Burley Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Burley Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBurley Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Burley Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burley Senior High School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
Burley Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Burley Senior High School American Indian Students (2001-2011)
Asian
n/a
1%
Burley Senior High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
42%
18%
Burley Senior High School Black Students (2002-2016)
White
58%
76%
Burley Senior High School White Students (2002-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Burley Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBurley Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.30
Burley Senior High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate
91%
78%
Burley Senior High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
Burley Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
Burley Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Burley Senior High School is Cassia County Joint School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Cassia County Joint School District's student population of 5,407 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 88% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,442 in this district is less than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,882 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameCassia County Joint School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    18
    2
    Number of Students Managed5,407520
    Cassia County Joint School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    35%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$38 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$35 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,442$9,031
    District Spending / Student$6,882$9,000
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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