Burnsville Elementary School

  • Burnsville Elementary School serves 339 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Burnsville Elementary School's student population of 339 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burnsville Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burnsville Elementary School is 0.46, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#923 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
67%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burnsville Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.460.46
This chart display the diversity score of Burnsville Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burnsville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYancey County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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