PROFICIENCY 36% 19% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Cleveland County Schools
44%North Carolina

Burns Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Cleveland County Schools" in Lawndale, NC. There are a total of 818 students and 52 teachers at Burns Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 461 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

Burns Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 19% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch461
Reduced lunch61


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 Burns Middle School, 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 Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Burns Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 75.0% 63.2% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 15.3% 26.3% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 0.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.0% 5.0% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.1% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 4.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Burns High38%0.5Lawndale, NC
Fallston Elementary49%2.2Fallston, NC
Union Elementary45%5.0Shelby, NC
Casar Elementary62%7.3Casar, NC
North Shelby30%8.0Shelby, NC
Jefferson Elementary55%8.7Shelby, NC
Washington Elementary50%9.1Shelby, NC
Turning Point Academy5%9.1Shelby, NC
Cherryville High42%9.3Cherryville, NC
Marion Elementary42%9.5Shelby, NC
Graham Elementary32%9.6Shelby, NC
W B Beam Intermediate School45%9.6Cherryville, NC

Lawndale demographics profile

StatisticLawndaleNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)94418191
Median age39.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%

Education level achieved in Lawndale

IndexLawndaleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade71.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college33.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Burns Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.