Cal Burke High School

Cal Burke High School serves 177 students in grades 9-12.
Cal Burke High 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Cal Burke High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Cal Burke High School's student population of 177 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students177 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Cal Burke High 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 Cal Burke High School is 0.14, 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
#7649 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.140.64
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Graduation Rate
35-39%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cal Burke High School is Panorama High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Girls Athletic Leadership School Los Angeles (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Michelle Obama Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Panorama City Michelle Obama Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 788 students
    0.1 miles
    8150 N. Cedros Ave.
    Panorama City, CA 91402
    (818) 778-5425
    0.1 K-5 788
  • Panorama City Panorama High School Math: 5% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,182 student
    0.2 miles
    8015 Van Nuys Blvd.
    Panorama City, CA 91402
    (818) 909-4500
    0.2 9-12 1,182
  • Pacoima Girls Athletic Leadership School Los Angeles Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 196 students
    0.5 miles
    8755 Woodman Ave.
    Pacoima, CA 91331
    (818) 389-1184
    0.5 6-8 196
  • Panorama City Vista Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,174 student
    0.5 miles
    15040 Roscoe Blvd.
    Panorama City, CA 91402
    (818) 901-2727
    0.5 6-8 1,174
  • Panorama City Burton Street Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 385 students
    0.6 miles
    8111 Calhoun Ave.
    Panorama City, CA 91402
    (818) 908-1287
    0.6 K-5 385

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