Burncoat Senior High School

179 Burncoat Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Burncoat Senior High School serves 1,034 students in grades 9-12.
Burncoat Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 76% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Burncoat Senior High School's student population of 1,034 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,034 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

Burncoat Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Burncoat Senior High School is 0.71, which is more 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
#572 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
41%
20%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
30%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.59
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Graduation Rate
83%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Burncoat Senior High School is Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burncoat Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thorndyke Road (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester Burncoat Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 623 students
    0.0 miles
    135 Burncoat Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3390
    0 7-8 623
  • Worcester Thorndyke Road Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 381 students
    0.3 miles
    30 Thorndyke Rd
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3550
    0.3 K-6 381
  • Worcester Wawecus Road School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 152 students
    0.4 miles
    20 Wawecus Rd
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-3527
    0.4 K-6 152
  • Worcester Worcester Arts Magnet School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 404 students
    0.8 miles
    315 St Nicholas Avenue
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3575
    0.8 PK-6 404
  • Worcester Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,425 student
    1.0 miles
    10 New Bond Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 854-8400
    1 K-12 1,425

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I love the school. It prepared me for college and helped me to get accepted into holy cross.
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5  
BURNCOAT SENIOR HIGH,is a very good school with many diffrent programs to offer .With the many diffrent options that this school has to offer,now students have the advantage of finding there Intrest and completing there education.And also the strong suport of the Teachers,guidences councelors.That this school has.
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