Burke County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 27 public schools managed by Burke County School District serving 12,584 students in Morganton, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Burke County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Morganton Burke Middle College
    1001 Burkemont Ave
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)448-3175

    Grades: 11-12 | 125 students
  • Morganton Chesterfield Elementary School
    2142 Pax Hill Road
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-3026

    Grades: PK-5 | 191 students
  • Morganton Drexel Elementary School
    100 Alta Vista Street
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-3160

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • Connelly Springs East Burke High School
    3695 East Burke Boulevard
    Connelly Springs, NC 28612
    (828)397-5541

    Grades: 9-12 | 953 students
  • Connelly Springs East Burke Middle School
    3519 Miller Bridge Road
    Connelly Springs, NC 28612
    (828)397-7446

    Grades: 6-8 | 661 students
  • Morganton Forest Hill Elementary School
    304 Ann Street
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-5906

    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
  • Morganton Freedom High School
    511 Independence Boulevard
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)433-1310

    Grades: 9-12 | 1173 students
  • Connelly Springs George Hildebrand Elementary School
    8078 G Hildebrand Sch Road
    Connelly Springs, NC 28612
    (828)879-9595

    Grades: PK-5 | 355 students
  • Morganton Glen Alpine Elementary School
    302 London Street
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)584-0661

    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
  • Drexel Hallyburton Academy Alternative School
    205 South Main Street
    Drexel, NC 28619
    (828)437-4184

    Grades: 6-12 | 123 students
  • Valdese Heritage Middle School
    1951 Enon Road
    Valdese, NC 28690
    (828)874-0731

    Grades: 6-8 | 489 students
  • Hildebran Hildebran Elementary School
    703 Us Hwy 70 West
    Hildebran, NC 28637
    (828)397-3181

    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
  • Connelly Springs Icard Elementary School
    3087 Icard School Road
    Connelly Springs, NC 28612
    (828)397-3491

    Grades: PK-5 | 268 students
  • Valdese Jimmy C Draughn High School
    709 Lovelady Road Ne
    Valdese, NC 28690
    (828)879-4200

    Grades: 9-12 | 684 students
  • Morganton Liberty Middle School
    529 Enola Road
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-1330

    Grades: 6-8 | 553 students
  • Morganton Mountain Crest Elementary School
    201 Tennessee Street
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-4258

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Morganton Mull Elementary School
    1140 Old Nc 18 South
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-5785

    Grades: PK-5 | 302 students
  • Morganton North Liberty Special Education School
    523 Enola Road
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-9656

    Grades: PK-12 | 94 students
  • Morganton Oak Hill Elementary School
    2363 Nc 181
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)433-1533

    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
  • Hickory Ray Childers Elementary School
    1183 Cape Hickory Road
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)324-1340

    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
  • Morganton Robert L. Patton High School
    701 Enola Road
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)433-3000

    Grades: 9-12 | 961 students
  • Rutherford College Rutherford College Elementary School
    170 Honeycutt Drive
    Rutherford College, NC 28671
    (828)879-8870

    Grades: PK-5 | 209 students
  • Morganton Salem Elementary School
    1329 Salem Road
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-5901

    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
  • Morganton Table Rock Middle School
    1585 Nc 126
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)437-5212

    Grades: 6-8 | 505 students
  • Valdese Valdese Elementary School
    298 Praley Street
    Valdese, NC 28690
    (828)874-0704

    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
  • Morganton W A Young Elementary School
    325 Conley Road
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)584-0632

    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
  • Morganton Walter R Johnson Middle School
    701 Lenoir Road
    Morganton, NC 28655
    (828)430-7340

    Grades: 6-8 | 465 students

Overview

School District NameBurke County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students12,584 students
# of Teachers770 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students6,233 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students6,351 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.50
# of American Indian Students26 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students789 students
% Asian Students
6%
# of Hispanic Students1,840 students
% Hispanic Students
15%
# of Black Students597 students
% Black Students
5%
# of White Students8,678 students
% White Students
69%
# of Hawaiian Students20 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students634 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:359
# of Students in Kindergarten:802
# of Students in 1st Grade:858
# of Students in 2nd Grade:922
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,014
# of Students in 4th Grade:962
# of Students in 5th Grade:918
# of Students in 6th Grade:943
# of Students in 7th Grade:849
# of Students in 8th Grade:912
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,017
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,072
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,049
# of Students in 12th Grade:907
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Burke County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burke County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burke County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Burke County School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,336 in this school district is less than the state average of $9,693. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,284 is less than the state average of $9,473. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$125 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Burke County School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$124 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Burke County School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,336$9,693
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Burke County School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,284$9,473
This chart display average spending per public school student in Burke County School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Burke County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.50, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in the district is Walter R Johnson Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.