Burns High School

  • Burns High School serves 1,084 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Burns High School operates within the Cleveland County s School District.
  • Cleveland County s School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1084 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,084 students
Burns High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Burns High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Burns High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Burns High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Burns High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Burns High School American Indian Students (2011-2012)
Hispanic
4%
16%
Burns High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
18%
26%
Burns High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
75%
50%
Burns High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Burns High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Burns High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Burns High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.41 0.66
Burns High 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.
48%
52%
Burns High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Burns High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cleveland County s School District's student population of 15,614 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,324 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,530 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Cleveland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
1
Number of Students Managed 15,614 912
Cleveland County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 76%
Cleveland County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $141 MM $10 MM
Cleveland County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $144 MM $11 MM
Cleveland County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,324 $11,110
Cleveland County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,530 $11,529
Cleveland County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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