600 E Hwy 13
Burnsville, MN 55337
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Burnsville High School serves 2,305 students in grades 9-12.
Burnsville High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Burnsville High School's student population of 2,305 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
116 teachers
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School Rankings

Burnsville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Burnsville High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1230 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
10%
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Black
24%
11%
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White
39%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
87%
84%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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