Burrell High School

  • Burrell High School serves 570 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Burrell High School's student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burrell High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burrell High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#444 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
Black
1%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.53
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurrell SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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    1.6 miles
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    Grades: PK-K | 152 students
    2.4 miles
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