Burnside Elementary School

  • Burnside Elementary School serves 471 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burnside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Burnside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Burnside Elementary School's student population of 471 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burnside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Burnside Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#255 out of 1246 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burnside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
95%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Burnside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burnside Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Burnside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burnside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePulaski County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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