Burns Jr & Sr High School

524 East 4th Street
Burns, WY 82053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Burns Jr & Sr High School serves 314 students in grades 7-12.
Burns Jr & Sr High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 30% in WY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Burns Jr & Sr High School's student population of 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
314 students
This chart display total students of Burns Jr & Sr High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Burns Jr & Sr High School
Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Burns Jr & Sr High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Burns Jr & Sr High School by grade.

School Rankings

Burns Jr & Sr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 311 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Burns Jr & Sr High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#243 out of 311 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Burns Jr & Sr High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Burns Jr & Sr High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Burns Jr & Sr High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
83%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of White public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burns Jr & Sr High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score
0.29
This chart display the diversity score of Burns Jr & Sr High School and the public school average diversity score of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Burns Jr & Sr High School and public school graduation rate of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burns Jr & Sr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burns Jr & Sr High School's ranking?
Burns Jr & Sr High School is ranked #243 out of 311 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wyoming.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% WY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% WY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Burns Jr & Sr High School?
The graduation rate of Burns Jr & Sr High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 81%.
How many students attend Burns Jr & Sr High School?
314 students attend Burns Jr & Sr High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Burns Jr & Sr High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burns Jr & Sr High School?
Burns Jr & Sr High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 11:1.
What grades does Burns Jr & Sr High School offer ?
Burns Jr & Sr High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Burns Jr & Sr High School part of?
Burns Jr & Sr High School is part of Laramie County School District #2.

School Reviews

Review Burns Jr & Sr High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Quick Links