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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Burroughs High School is a highly rated, public school located in Ridgecrest, CA. It has 1,523 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
151 responses
Average ACT
29
14 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$69,577
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$879
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$180,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 48 responses
  • Painting B Mountain
    21%
  • Powder Puff Football
    15%
  • Mr. BHS Pageant
    13%
  • Safe Graduation Party
    13%
  • Spirit Week for Homecoming
    10%
  • School Rallies
    8%
  • Football Games
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,523
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,100
Teachers in First/Second Year
19.9%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$19,394 / year
National
$12,239
57%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 23 responses
26%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 23 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 23 responses

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