Burbank High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,606
Best High School in California
#208
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Burbank Unified
Type Public
 Phone (818)558-4700
 Location 902 N. Third St.
Burbank, CA 91502
Charter School No

Burbank High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 208th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Burbank High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White58%1,512
Black2.9%75
Hispanic26.5%691
Asian Pacific10.1%264
Native American Indian0.3%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races2.1%55

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 28%

29.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Burbank High students are largely upper-middle income and rank 356th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman648
Sophomore697
Junior610
Senior651
Total2,606

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
58%
Rank in California
232nd
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Burbank High scored an average 58% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 19.8% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 44%*75% to 79%*
Boys40% to 44%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander65% to 69%*85% to 89%*
Black21% to 39%*80% or more*
Hispanic30% to 34%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White40%75%
With Disabilites10% or less*11% to 19%*
Limited English21% to 39%*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1139

The average SAT score for Burbank High students in 2016 was 1139.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
34%
Rank in California
359th
Rating
6 out of 10

424 out of 1,261 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (34%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 38% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
27%
AP Pass Rank in California
344th
AP Pass Rate Rating
6 out of 10

Burbank High offers 24 AP courses. 27 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 72% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Burbank High had 406 taking AP exams with a 257 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 62% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 63% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 27% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 24%
AP Courses Offered 24

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.3%59
Boys3.8%50
Girls0.7%9
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%47
Boys2.7%36
Girls0.8%11

Location

Burbank High
902 N. Third St.
Burbank, CA
91502
(818)558-4700

9 out of 10 1

District

Burbank Unified
Burbank, CA