52 Institute Road
Burlington, VT 05408
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Burlington Senior High School serves 988 students in grades 9-12.
Burlington Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 988 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in VT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Burlington Senior High School's student population of 988 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
988 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Burlington Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 290 schools in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Burlington Senior High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank
#246 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
28%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
45%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
3%
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Black
17%
3%
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White
62%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 988 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VT Dept. of Education

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