East Burke High School

  • East Burke High School serves 991 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • East Burke High School operates within the Burke County s School District.
  • Burke County s School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 991 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students991 students
East Burke High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %East Burke High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
East Burke High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeEast Burke High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
East Burke High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
7%
3%
East Burke High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
5%
16%
East Burke High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
n/a
26%
East Burke High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
86%
50%
East Burke High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
East Burke High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEast Burke High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.260.66
East Burke High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
34%
52%
East Burke High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
15%
5%
East Burke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Burke County s School District's student population of 12,984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,336 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,284 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBurke County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed12,984912
Burke County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate84%76%
Burke County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$125 MM$18 MM
Burke County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$124 MM$18 MM
Burke County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,336$10,864
Burke County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,284$10,591
Burke County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Connelly SpringsEast Burke Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 728 students
    0.8 miles
    3519 Miller Bridge Road
    Connelly SpringsNC 28612
    (828)397-7446
    0.86-8728
  • Connelly SpringsIcard Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 261 students
    1 miles
    3087 Icard School Road
    Connelly SpringsNC 28612
    (828)397-3491
    1PK-5261
  • HildebranHildebran Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
    3.1 miles
    703 Us Hwy 70 West
    HildebranNC 28637
    (828)397-3181
    3.1PK-5342
  • Rutherford College Rutherford College Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 227 students
    3.4 miles
    170 Honeycutt Drive
    Rutherford CollegeNC 28671
    (828)879-8870
    3.4PK-5227
  • HickoryRay Childers Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    4 miles
    1183 Cape Hickory Road
    HickoryNC 28601
    (828)324-1340
    4PK-5426

School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
There have a wide variety of activities to do at East Burke. We have a lot of club like newspaper, drama, anchor, FTA (future teachers of America) and a ton more. We have sports also tennis, football, soccer, vollyball, crosscounty all the normal sports that most schools have. The teacher will help you when every you are confused. They will make accommodations to the needs of their students. All the teachers are very trust worthy. It's truly a great school (most of the time).
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