Burney Elementary School

  • Burney Elementary School serves 373 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burney Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Burney Elementary School's student population of 373 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burney Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Burney Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6913 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
13%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
57%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burney Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.610.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFall River Joint Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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