Burney Junior-senior High School

  • Burney Junior-senior High School serves 247 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burney Junior-senior High 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 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Burney Junior-senior High School's student population of 247 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burney Junior-senior High 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 Junior-senior High School is 0.60, 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#7065 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
59%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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Graduation Rate≥80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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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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I attended Burney high school for 2 yrs, and was extrememly angry with the treatment I received there. I was in the special ed program, where teachers gave me unfair punishment for bad grades, when there were other people with bad grades also. Non of them recived disiplinary action. The academic prgrams are okay as long as you're not in special ed. There was no parent involovment, since it's a small school there are advantages in sports, music, ext.
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