Burke High School



Burke High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burke High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 71
8 93
9 86
10 77
11 94
12 88

Burke High School is a public high school of the Charleston 01 School District located in Charleston, SC. It has 509 students in grades 7th through 12th. Burke High School is the 163rd largest public high school in South Carolina and the 10,513th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.9 to 1.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.5

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Burke High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 270
(53%)
6,546
(50%)
 Female 239
(47%)
6,429
(50%)

Burke High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 500
(98%)
5,622
(43%)
 White 5
(1%)
6,398
(49%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
550
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
176
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
193
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Burke High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 420
(83%)
4,998
(39%)
 Not Eligible 63
(12%)
7,287
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
690
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Burke High School is ranked 120th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burke High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1056
2006 643
2007 823
2008 714
2009 658
2010 615
2011 553
2012 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 5.6
2007 11.1
2008 9.2
2009 10
2010 10.2
2011 7.7
2012 7.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75852272727273
2006 0.78382581648523
2007 0.86512758201701
2008 0.80392156862745
2009 0.88905775075988
2010 0.76747967479675
2011 0.84086799276673
2012 0.8762278978389

Compare Burke High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
790.0% 7.9:1
 
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 87.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Burke High School
Charleston, SC
Public 07 - 12 509 7.9:1  
Charleston Charter School for Math and Science
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Public 06 - 12 454 13:1 1 miles
Ashley Hall School
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Private PK - 12 665 6:1 1 miles
First Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 471 10:1 2 miles
Porter-Gaud School
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Private 01 - 12 903 10:1 2 miles
James Island Christian School
Charleston, SC
Private PK - 12 168 9:1 3 miles
Gregg Mathis Charter High (youthbuild)
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Public 09 - 12 82 12.2:1 4 miles
Military Magnet Academy
North Charleston, SC
Public 06 - 12 441 11:1 5 miles
James Island Charter High School
Charleston, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,390 14.4:1 5 miles
Garrett Academy of Technology
North Charleston, SC
Public 09 - 12 671 9.7:1 6 miles
Riverpointe Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 125 6:1 6 miles
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