Burlington High School

Burlington High School serves 1,064 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 97% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Burlington High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Burlington High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Burlington High School's student population of 1,064 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,064 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

Burlington High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Burlington High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#96 out of 1666 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
70%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.59
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurlington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Burlington High School is Woburn High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Simonds Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Memorial (0.5 miles away)
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