The Burnham School

Tel: (860)354-5559
  • The Burnham School serves 55 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • The Burnham School operates within the Regional 12 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 55 students has declined by 33% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 55 students
The Burnham School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % The Burnham School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
The Burnham School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade The Burnham School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 14:1
The Burnham School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
The Burnham School Asian Students (1989-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
22%
The Burnham School Black Students (2006-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
The Burnham School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
97%
57%
The Burnham School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
The Burnham School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
The Burnham School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups The Burnham School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT 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.
0.06 0.41
The Burnham 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.
12%
33%
The Burnham School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)

District Comparison

  • Regional 12 School District's student population of 747 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $31,009 is higher than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $30,275 is higher than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Regional 12 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 747 1,624
Regional 12 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $33 MM
Regional 12 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $32 MM
Regional 12 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $31,009 $20,523
Regional 12 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $30,275 $19,543
Regional 12 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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