Burroughs High School

500 East French St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555 | (760) 375-4476
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,560
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 East French St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,560
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 67.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 811 (52.0%)
  • Females: 749 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 93 (6.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 295 (18.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 388 (24.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Burroughs High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian281.8%
Black865.5%
Asian875.6%
Hispanic28818.5%
White1,04867.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Burroughs High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade43227.7%
10th Grade41026.3%
11th Grade37424.0%
12th Grade34422.1%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
91.3%
District:
85.7%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
15.5%
District:
20.0%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
10.7%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 6.9%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 86.1%
Number of Certificated Staff: 84.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.0
Average Age
School:
43.3
District:
46.5
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Burroughs High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
ELA AYP Met: Yes
Math AYP Met: Yes
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 2.9%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 25.4%
Average Combined Score: 1,647.2
Critical Reading Average: 551.3
Math Average: 563.1
Writing Average: 532.8
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 75.0%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201026.0%26.0%22.0%
200919.0%19.0%21.0%
200820.0%20.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201059.0%59.0%69.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201093.0%93.0%55.0%
200988.0%86.0%51.0%
200889.0%89.0%52.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201048.0%48.0%35.0%
200935.0%35.0%29.0%
200848.0%48.0%31.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201066.0%66.0%54.0%
200955.0%55.0%50.0%
200855.0%55.0%49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20104.0%4.0%17.0%
20095.0%5.0%17.0%
20088.0%8.0%18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201070.0%70.0%46.0%
200973.0%71.0%47.0%
200880.0%80.0%43.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201019.0%17.0%12.0%
200915.0%15.0%11.0%
200813.0%12.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201045.0%45.0%40.0%
200966.0%66.0%37.0%
200847.0%47.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201042.0%41.0%38.0%
200940.0%39.0%34.0%
200842.0%41.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201068.0%68.0%47.0%
200979.0%79.0%44.0%
200867.0%67.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201049.0%47.0%45.0%
200949.0%46.0%44.0%
200847.0%45.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201021.0%21.0%14.0%
200925.0%25.0%14.0%
200833.0%33.0%12.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201042.0%42.0%44.0%
 
CST Science Test
201058.0%55.0%46.0%
200957.0%54.0%44.0%
200851.0%49.0%40.0%
 
CST World History Test
201044.0%42.0%42.0%
200945.0%42.0%38.0%
200836.0%34.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201013.0%10.0%8.0%
20099.0%7.0%8.0%
200812.0%11.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201024.0%24.0%14.0%
200914.0%14.0%12.0%
200819.0%19.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201082.0%69.0%46.0%
200972.0%60.0%41.0%
200875.0%66.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201064.0%64.0%30.0%
200959.0%59.0%27.0%
200864.0%64.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201053.0%46.0%42.0%
200944.0%38.0%40.0%
200847.0%40.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201017.0%17.0%6.0%
200931.0%31.0%7.0%
200840.0%40.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201073.0%73.0%53.0%
200971.0%71.0%50.0%
200871.0%71.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201084.0%84.0%50.0%
200970.0%70.0%47.0%
200870.0%70.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201053.0%47.0%45.0%
200952.0%48.0%44.0%
200849.0%44.0%38.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201022.0%28.0%31.0%
200916.0%25.0%28.0%
200816.0%24.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201040.0%40.0%31.0%
200947.0%47.0%28.0%
200838.0%39.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201060.0%58.0%46.0%
200956.0%54.0%42.0%
200858.0%56.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201066.0%66.0%38.0%
200974.0%74.0%36.0%
200866.0%66.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201048.0%45.0%33.0%
200935.0%31.0%28.0%
200849.0%44.0%28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20104.0%34.0%27.0%
20095.0%28.0%26.0%
20088.0%32.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201032.0%35.0%27.0%
200938.0%40.0%26.0%
200852.0%54.0%24.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201064.0%64.0%49.0%
200970.0%70.0%46.0%
200870.0%70.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201086.0%86.0%54.0%
200972.0%72.0%50.0%
200872.0%72.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201043.0%42.0%41.0%
200945.0%42.0%38.0%
200835.0%33.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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