Burns Elementarymiddle School

  • Burns Elementarymiddle School serves 331 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 4% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burns Elementarymiddle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan 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 lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

    Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
    Total Students331 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Burns Elementarymiddle School
    Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Burns Elementarymiddle School by grade.

    School Comparison

    • Burns Elementarymiddle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
    • The diversity score of Burns Elementarymiddle School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
    Overall Testing Rank#2985 out of 3119 schools
    (Bottom 50%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
    37%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    4%
    43%
    Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
    American Indian
    n/a
    1%
    Asian
    n/a
    3%
    Hispanic
    1%
    8%
    Black
    97%
    18%
    White
    1%
    66%
    Hawaiian
    n/a
    n/a
    Two or more races
    1%
    4%
    All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burns Elementarymiddle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
    Diversity Score0.060.52
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    92%
    45%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
    Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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