Burton Elementary School District

264 N. W.wood St.
Porterville, CA 93257-2542
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Burton Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,772 students in Burton Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Burton Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
7 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
4,772 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
204 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Burton Elementary School District, which is ranked #1121 of all 1,939 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1117 out of 1941 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Burton Elementary  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
23%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burton Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burton Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
29%
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Burton Elementary  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.39
0.63
# American Indian Students
48 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
168 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,671 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
77%
56%
# Black Students
19 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
655 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
14%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
205 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
555
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
466
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
443
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
439
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
500
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
489
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
493
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
428
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
438
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
166
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
132
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
108
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
115
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,214 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,896 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$73 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Burton Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$66 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Burton Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,214
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Burton Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,896
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Burton Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Burton Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Burton Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
264 N. W.wood St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 781-8020
Grades: 2-8
| n/a students
Rank: #22.
Summit Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
175 S. Mathew St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-5902
Grades: K-12
| 2,295 students
Rank: #33.
William R. Buckley Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2573 W. W.field Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 788-6412
Grades: K-6
| 513 students
Rank: #44.
Burton Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1155 N. Elderwood St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 781-2671
Grades: 7-8
| 544 students
Rank: #55.
Burton Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2375 W. Morton St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 784-2401
Grades: K-6
| 497 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Grove Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1873 W. Mulberry Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 784-0310
Grades: K-6
| 474 students
Rank: #77.
Jim Maples Academy
(Math: 19% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
252 N. W.wood
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 781-1658
Grades: K-6
| 449 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Burton Elementary School District?
Burton Elementary School District manages 7 public schools serving 4,772 students.
What is the rank of Burton Elementary School District?
Burton Elementary School District is ranked #1121 out of 1,939 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Burton Elementary School District?
77% of Burton Elementary School District students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Burton Elementary School District?
Burton Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Burton Elementary School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,896 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,772 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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