Burnham Elementary School

  • Burnham Elementary School serves 199 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Burnham Elementary School operates within the Burnham 154-5 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 199 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 199 students
Burnham Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Burnham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Burnham Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Burnham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Burnham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Burnham Elementary School Asian Students (1988-1990)
Hispanic
48%
25%
Burnham Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
46%
17%
Burnham Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
6%
49%
Burnham Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Burnham Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Burnham Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Burnham Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.31
Burnham Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
95%
52%
Burnham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Burnham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

  • Burnham 154-5 School District's student population of 199 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,796 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,832 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 52% over four years.
School District Name Burnham 154-5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 199 753
Burnham 154-5 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $12 MM
Burnham 154-5 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3 MM $11 MM
Burnham 154-5 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,796 $16,005
Burnham 154-5 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,832 $14,988
Burnham 154-5 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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