Burnsville High School

600 E Hwy 13
Burnsville, MN 55337
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Burnsville High School serves 2,126 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,126 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Burnsville High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Burnsville High School's student population of 2,126 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
110 teachers
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School Rankings

Burnsville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1024 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
10%
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Black
26%
12%
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White
37%
63%
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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
86%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burnsville High School's ranking?
Burnsville High School is ranked #1024 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Burnsville High School often compared to?
Burnsville High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Apple Valley Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Burnsville High School?
The graduation rate of Burnsville High School is 86%, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Burnsville High School?
2,126 students attend Burnsville High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Burnsville High School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burnsville High School?
Burnsville High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Burnsville High School offer ?
Burnsville High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Burnsville High School part of?
Burnsville High School is part of Burnsville Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,126 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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