Burris Elementary School

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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More
Academics
5/10
Test scores
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Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Reading
91%
State avg: 89%
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Math
58%
State avg: 63%
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Science
68%
State avg: 65%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
93%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
Black
1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
357 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
1755 Hancock Avenue
Mitchell, IN 47446
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