Charles M. Burke Elementary School

  • Charles M. Burke Elementary School serves 590 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Charles M. Burke Elementary School operates within the Lafayette Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 590 students
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Charles M. Burke Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Charles M. Burke Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School American Indian Students (2013-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Asian Students (2002-2015)
Hispanic
9%
6%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
37%
44%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
50%
45%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Charles M. Burke Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.35
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
58%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Charles M. Burke Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lafayette Parish School District's student population of 29,948 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,215 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,916 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Lafayette Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
4
Number of Students Managed 29,948 1,685
Lafayette Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $347 MM $27 MM
Lafayette Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $338 MM $26 MM
Lafayette Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,215 $15,711
Lafayette Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,916 $15,475
Lafayette Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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