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Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
48%
State avg: 56%
1/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
73%
State avg: 86%
Average SAT score
1209
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
45%
State avg: 64%
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10/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Good news!

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


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
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Hispanic
49%
Black
41%
White
6%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
444 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
83%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
2200 North Mebane St
Burlington, NC 27217
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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