Edmund A. Burns Elementary School

  • Edmund A. Burns Elementary School serves 391 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 8% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Edmund A. Burns Elementary School's student population of 391 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edmund A. Burns Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edmund A. Burns Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#1127 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edmund A. Burns Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edmund A. Burns Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
92%
34%
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White
5%
51%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edmund A. Burns Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.150.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edmund A. Burns Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edmund A. Burns Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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