Burges High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,671
College Readiness Index
22.0
Math Proficiency
3.1
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,563 Students
  • 104 Teachers

Burges High School
7800 EDGEMERE WAY
EL PASO, TX 79925

Phone: (915) 780-1100

District: El Paso Independent School District

Overview

Burges High School is ranked 149th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Burges High School is 35 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 93 percent. Burges High School is 1 of 15 high schools in the El Paso Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1671
State Rank
#149

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,563
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 93%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 66%
Full-Time Teachers 104

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 91%
Proficient in Math 89%
College Readiness Index 22.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 15
Total Students 19,247
Proficient in Reading (district average) 89%
Proficient in Math (district average) 85%
College Readiness (district average) 18.4

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