Burke County Schools District

  • 700 EAST PARKER RD
  • MORGANTON, NC 28655
  • (828) 439-4312
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate73.7%72.8%
Dropout Rate4.7%5.2%
Per Pupil Spending$7,932$7,987
Students Per Teacher14.813.6
Number of Schools30-
Number of Students15,569-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,050-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment15,56914.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students420
Kindergarten Students892
1st Grade Students936
2nd Grade Students1,013
3rd Grade Students1,052
4th Grade Students1,068
5th Grade Students1,042
6th Grade Students1,076
7th Grade Students1,064
8th Grade Students1,111
9th Grade Students1,181
10th Grade Students1,164
11th Grade Students1,057
12th Grade Students975
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native34
Asian or Pacific Islander1,009
Hispanic955
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,382
White (Non-Hispanic)10,671
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male7,253
Female6,798

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,05014.8
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers--
Elementary Teachers497-
Secondary Teachers528-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes25-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides241
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors24
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors46
Elementary16
Secondary29
Other1
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians27
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff639
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators12
LEA Administrative Support Staff54
School Administrators53
School Administrative Support Staff73
Student Support Services118
Other Support Services Staff329

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$122,700,000-
Total Local Revenues$27,940,00022.8%
Parent Government Contributions$22,396,00018.3%
School Lunch$2,632,0002.1%
Non-Specified$218,0000.2%
Rents and Royalties$21,0000.02%
Sale of Property$2,0000.00%
Interest Earnings$249,0000.2%
Fines and Forfeits$705,0000.6%
Private Contributions$49,0000.04%
Miscellaneous$1,668,0001.4%
Total State Revenues$80,027,00065.2%
General Formula Assistance$78,175,00063.7%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$199,0000.2%
Other Programs$2,0000.00%
Non-Specified$606,0000.5%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$1,045,0000.9%
Total Federal Revenues$14,733,00012.0%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$4,241,0003.5%
Through State - Other$96,0000.08%
Non-Specified$8,997,0007.3%
Direct - Other$1,399,0001.1%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$111,144,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$69,515,00062.5%
Total Support Services Expenditures$33,778,00030.4%
Student Support$5,993,0004.9%
Instructional Staff Support$2,798,0002.3%
General Administration Support$892,0000.7%
School Administration Support$6,962,0005.7%
Operation and Maintenance Support$10,765,0008.8%
Student Transportation Support$2,961,0002.4%
Other Support Services$3,407,0002.8%
Total Other Expenditures$7,851,0007.1%
Food Services$7,851,0006.4%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 73.7%
Total Diploma Count 918
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 8
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121984.7%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Burke County Schools District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 30
  • Students: 15,569
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,050
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BURKE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
510 College St
Morganton, NC
Public | 6-12
91 7.3

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BURKE MIDDLE COLLEGE SCHOOL
1001 Burkemont Ave
Morganton, NC
Public | 10-12
123 41.0

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CHESTERFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2142 Pax Hill Rd
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
243 12.1

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DREXEL PRIMARY SCHOOL
101 Altavista St
Drexel, NC
Public | PK-2
283 12.5

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EAST ALPS SCHOOL
213 1st St
Hildebran, NC
Public | 6-12
100 12.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
EAST BURKE HIGH SCHOOL
3695 East Burke Blvd
Connelly Springs, NC
Public | 9-12
1,005 14.5

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
EAST BURKE MIDDLE SCHOOL
3519 Miller Bridge Rd
Icard, NC
Public | 6-8
761 15.1

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
FOREST HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
304 Ann St
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
450 14.1

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FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL
511 Independence Blvd
Morganton, NC
Public | 9-12
1,187 14.9

4 out of 5
5 Reviews
GEORGE HILDEBRAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8078 G Hildebrand Sch Rd
Connelly Springs, NC
Public | PK-5
426 13.6

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GLEN ALPINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
302 London St
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
524 12.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
HALLYBURTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
205 South Main St
Drexel, NC
Public | 3-5
287 16.1

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HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
1951 Enon Rd
Valdese, NC
Public | 6-8
657 15.1

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HILDEBRAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
703 Us Hwy 70 West
Hildebran, NC
Public | PK-5
432 13.1

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HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
201 Tennessee St
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
209 11.2

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ICARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3087 Icard Sch Rd
Icard, NC
Public | PK-5
312 13.5

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JIMMY C. DRAUGHN HIGH SCHOOL
709 Lovelady Rd
Valdese, NC
Public | 9-12
782 16.2

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LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
529 Enola Rd
Morganton, NC
Public | 6-8
680 17.0

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MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
106 Alphabet Ln
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
246 12.4

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MULL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1140 Old Nc 18 South
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
346 13.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
NORTH LIBERTY SCHOOL
523 Enola Rd
Morganton, NC
Public | KG-12
81 7.6

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OAK HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2363 Nc 181
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
459 14.4

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RAY CHILDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1183 Cape Hickory Rd
Hickory, NC
Public | PK-5
494 14.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
ROBERT L PATTON HIGH SCHOOL
701 Enola Rd
Morganton, NC
Public | 9-12
1,064 16.7

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RUTHERFORD COLLEGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2005
170 Honeycutt Dr
Rutherford College, NC
Public | PK-5
229 14.2

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
SALEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1329 Salem Rd
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
620 15.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
TABLE ROCK MIDDLE SCHOOL
1581 Nc 126
Morganton, NC
Public | 6-8
629 14.8

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VALDESE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
298 Praley St
Valdese, NC
Public | PK-5
453 15.8

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WALTER R JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
701 Lenoir Rd
Morganton, NC
Public | 6-8
494 13.1

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W A YOUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
325 Conley Rd
Morganton, NC
Public | PK-5
384 13.3

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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