Burton Elementary School

  • Burton Elementary School serves 585 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Burton Elementary School's student population of 585 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Burton Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6289 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
78%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
15%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.370.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurton Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Porterville Burton Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 2-8 | 5 students
    0.1 miles
    264 N. W.wood St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 781-8020
    0.1 2-8 5
  • Porterville Jim Maples Academy
    Grades: K-6 | 452 students
    0.2 miles
    252 N. W.wood
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 781-1658
    0.2 K-6 452
  • Porterville Burton Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 588 students
    1.0 miles
    1155 N. Elderwood St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 781-2671
    1.0 7-8 588
  • Porterville Oak Grove Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 598 students
    1.0 miles
    1873 W. Mulberry Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 784-0310
    1.0 K-6 598
  • Porterville Summit Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 2,023 students
    1.0 miles
    175 S. Mathew St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-5902
    1.0 K-12 2,023

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