1920 Clark Ave.
Burbank, CA 91506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Burroughs High School serves 2,468 students in grades 9-12.
Burroughs High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Burroughs High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Burroughs High School's student population of 2,468 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
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School Rankings

Burroughs High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Burroughs High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2525 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
47%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
35%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
97%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burroughs High School's ranking?

Burroughs High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What schools are Burroughs High School often compared to?

Burroughs High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Burbank High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Burroughs High School?

The graduation rate of Burroughs High School is 97%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Burroughs High School?

2,468 students attend Burroughs High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

47% of Burroughs High School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 9% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Burroughs High School?

Burroughs High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Burroughs High School offer ?

Burroughs High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Burroughs High School part of?

Burroughs High School is part of Burbank Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   1/3/2011
I am an alumni and now my daughter is going to go there! So Proud of her!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - lisac

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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