PROFICIENCY 74% 94% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%San Mateo Union High

Burlingame High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "San Mateo Union High" in Burlingame, CA. There are a total of 1,316 students and 65 teachers at Burlingame High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 101 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Burlingame High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.0%, which is 94% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch101
Reduced lunch34


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Burlingame High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School60-64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School85-89%

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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Burlingame High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 56.0% 32.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 17.3% 28.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.9% 26.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 2.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.3% 7.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Washington Elementary65%0.4Burlingame, CA
Mckinley Elementary67%0.6Burlingame, CA
San Mateo Park Elementary31%1.0San Mateo, CA
San Mateo High59%1.0San Mateo, CA
College Park Elementary83%1.2San Mateo, CA
Roosevelt Elementary75%1.3Burlingame, CA
North Hillsborough85%1.3Hillsborough, CA
Crocker Middle School84%1.4Hillsborough, CA
South Hillsborough87%1.6Hillsborough, CA
Lincoln Elementary72%1.7Burlingame, CA
North Shoreview Montessori Elementary59%1.8San Mateo, CA
Burlingame Intermediate73%2.2Burlingame, CA

Burlingame demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6,92723291
Median age44.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English50%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Burlingame

Completed 8th grade90.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college73.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.6%1.3%
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