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Burns High School

Lawndale, NC


Burns High School
307 E Stagecoach Trail
Lawndale, NC  28090
Phone: 704-476-8335
Cleveland County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,007
Type: Regular School  
Burns High School

Burns High School


State Ranking

#310
Statewide High School Ranking: Burns High School is ranked #310 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (40th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Burns High School is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Cleveland County, NC. Burns High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,007 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

54.0
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Burns High School had a Student Growth Score of 54.0. This placed Burns High School in the 5th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 17.3 45th 17.5
Math 17.9 33rd 18.9
Reading 18 36th 19.1
Science 18.1 39th 18.8
Writing 5.4 41st 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Burns High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 32% - Level 1
 32% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 1
 22% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 15% - Level 3
 15% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 33% - Level 1
 33% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 502
Math 485
Composite Score 988
SAT Participation Rate 43 %

Burns High had an average SAT score of 988 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #182 out of 491 NC high schools (63rd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Burns High was 43% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 92% - Burns High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 92% - Burns High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 16%
 Black - 16%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 71%
 White - 71%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Burns High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Burns High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Burns Middle School 6 0.6 miles Lawndale, NC Regular 6-8
Union Elementary School 5 5.3 miles Shelby, NC Regular PK-5
North Brook Elementary School 6 6.9 miles Vale, NC Regular PK-5
Casar Elementary School 6 7.8 miles Casar, NC Regular PK-5
Jefferson Elementary School 7 8.1 miles Shelby, NC Regular PK-4
Washington Elementary School 8 8.5 miles Shelby, NC Regular PK-5
Turning Point Academy 1 8.7 miles Shelby, NC Regular 6-12
Cherryville High School 6 8.8 miles Cherryville, NC Regular 9-12
Marion Elementary School 5 9.0 miles Shelby, NC Regular PK-4
Graham Elementary School 1 9.1 miles Shelby, NC Regular PK-4
West Lincoln Middle School 6 9.2 miles Lincolnton, NC Regular 6-8
Blaine Beam Intermediate 3 9.2 miles Cherryville, NC Regular 4-5
West Lincoln High School 4 9.2 miles Lincolnton, NC Regular 9-12
Chavis Middle School 6 9.4 miles Cherryville, NC Regular 6-8
Cherryville Elementary School 5 9.5 miles Cherryville, NC Regular PK-3
Shelby Intermediate School 6 9.8 miles Shelby, NC Regular 5-6
Shelby High School 4 10.0 miles Shelby, NC Regular 9-12
Cleveland Early College High School 8 10.0 miles Shelby, NC Regular 9-13
Shelby Middle School 4 10.7 miles Shelby, NC Regular 7-8
James Love Elementary School 3 10.7 miles Shelby, NC Regular PK-4