Burns Junior & Senior High School

  • Burns Junior & Senior High School serves 296 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burns Junior & Senior 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Burns Junior & Senior High School's student population of 296 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burns Junior & Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burns Junior & Senior High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank#215 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
12%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
87%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.200.38
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Graduation Rate80-89%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaramie County School District #2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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