Burke High School

244 President St, Charleston, SC 29403 | (843) 724-7784
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 660
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 244 President Street, Charleston, SC 29403
  • Principal or Admin: Charles Benton
  • Fax: (843) 720-2359
  • Website: www.ccsdschools.com
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 660
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 65.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 322 (48.8%)
  • Females: 336 (50.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 46 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 539 (81.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 585 (88.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Burke High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black65198.6%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic10.2%
White40.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Burke High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade10.2%
7th Grade6610.0%
8th Grade9514.4%
9th Grade15223.0%
10th Grade15924.1%
11th Grade12418.8%
12th Grade639.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 38%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:62%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,327
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Burke High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,12228%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,97772%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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