Burgess Elementary



Burgess Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burgess Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 115
1 154
2 124
3 122
4 141
5 128
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Burgess Elementary is a public elementary school located in Myrtle Beach, SC in the Horry 01 School District. It enrolls 827 students in grades 1st through 12th. Burgess Elementary is the 79th largest public school in South Carolina and the 3,738th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 827
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.5

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Burgess Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 426
(52%)
16,073
(52%)
 Female 401
(48%)
15,010
(48%)

Burgess Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 565
(68%)
18,965
(61%)
 Hispanic 106
(13%)
3,730
(12%)
 Black 91
(11%)
6,122
(20%)
 Two or More 44
(5%)
1,743
(6%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
360
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
105
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)

Burgess Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 405
(49%)
12,245
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 388
(47%)
17,192
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(4%)
1,646
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Burgess Elementary is ranked 215th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burgess Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Burgess Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 539
2008 579
2009 599
2010 592
2011 631
2012 641
2013 716
2014 775
2015 827

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 14.6
2008 15.2
2009 15.8
2010 16.9
2011 17.8
2012 17.1
2013 18.1
2014 18.7
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.47124304267161
2008 0.47150259067358
2009 0.54424040066778
2010 0.52702702702703
2011 0.55467511885895
2012 0.57410296411856
2013 0.54189944134078
2014 0.48129032258065
2015 0.51027811366385

Compare Burgess Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 827 17.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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