Burke County High School



Burke County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burke County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 376
10 299
11 264
12 223

Burke County High School is a public high school of the Burke County School District located in Waynesboro, GA. It has 1,162 students in grades 9th through 12th. Burke County High School is the 203rd largest public high school in Georgia and the 5,008th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,162
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,008th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 203rd out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 141st out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 172nd out of 478

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Burke County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 588
(51%)
588
(51%)
 Male 574
(49%)
574
(49%)

Burke County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 786
(68%)
786
(68%)
 White 337
(29%)
337
(29%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Hispanic 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Burke County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,159
(100%)
1,159
(100%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Burke County High School is ranked 55th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burke County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Burke County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1259
2006 1303
2007 1330
2008 1343
2009 1353
2010 1290
2011 1213
2012 1182
2013 1149
2014 1167
2015 1162

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 16.5
2007 15.4
2008 15.2
2009 15.4
2010 15.2
2011 14.6
2012 14.3
2013 15.1
2014 16
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.659253375695
2006 0.7897160399079
2007 0.79774436090226
2008 0.79746835443038
2009 0.78787878787879
2010 0.78294573643411
2011 0.78730420445177
2012 0.78764805414552
2013 0.99738903394256
2014 1
2015 0.9974182444062

Compare Burke County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 99.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Burke County High School
Waynesboro, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,162 15.4:1  
Faith Christian Academy
Waynesboro, GA
Private PK - 12 144 10:1 2 miles
Waynesboro Mennonite School
Waynesboro, GA
Private 01 - 12 56 10:1 4 miles
Hephzibah High School
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Public 09 - 12 981 17.5:1 17 miles
Cross Creek High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,216 17.5:1 19 miles
Jenkins County High School
Millen, GA
Public 09 - 12 340 10.7:1 20 miles
Alleluia Community School
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Private KG - 12 143 8:1 24 miles
Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School
Augusta, GA
Public 09 - 12 444 17.1:1 24 miles
Butler High School
Augusta, GA
Public 09 - 12 781 18.2:1 24 miles
Glenn Hills High School
Augusta, GA
Public 09 - 12 716 17:1 25 miles
Silver Bluff High School
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Public 09 - 12 654 15.4:1 26 miles
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