PROFICIENCY 41% 6% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Burbank Unified

Burroughs High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Burbank Unified" in Burbank, CA. There are a total of 2,649 students and 108 teachers at Burroughs High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 592 free lunch students and 225 reduced lunch students.

Burroughs High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.5%, which is 6% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch592
Reduced lunch225


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment629
Taking some courses293
Taking some courses (not tests)335
Passing some courses208
Passing no courses87

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Burroughs High, there are a total of 629 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 293 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School57%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Burroughs High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 37.0% 45.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 2.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 9.9% 9.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 47.1% 37.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 4.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Burbank demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6,02623291
Median age39.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English53%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Education level achieved in Burbank

Completed 8th grade87.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college70.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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