W F Burns Middle School

  • W F Burns Middle School serves 646 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • W F Burns Middle School operates within the Chambers County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 646 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 646 students
W F Burns Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % W F Burns Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
W F Burns Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade W F Burns Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
W F Burns Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
W F Burns Middle School Asian Students (2012-2013)
Hispanic
2%
6%
W F Burns Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
37%
33%
W F Burns Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
59%
56%
W F Burns Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
W F Burns Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
W F Burns Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups W F Burns Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.52 0.32
W F Burns Middle 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.
58%
47%
W F Burns Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
8%
5%
W F Burns Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chambers County School District's student population of 3,739 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,557 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,111 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Chambers County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
6
Number of Students Managed 3,739 2,879
Chambers County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $28 MM
Chambers County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $38 MM $29 MM
Chambers County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,557 $9,721
Chambers County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,111 $10,229
Chambers County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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