Burnham Elementary School

  • Burnham Elementary School serves 200 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burnham Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois 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 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Burnham Elementary School's student population of 200 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burnham Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Burnham Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#3187 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
54%
26%
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Black
41%
17%
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White
4%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurnham 154-5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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