Best High School in California#208
|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Burbank Unified|
|Location||902 N. Third St.
Burbank, CA 91502
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.
The Burbank High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||7|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||2|
|Two or more races||2.1%||55|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California232nd
Rating8 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|
|Girls||40% to 44%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||40% to 44%*||70% to 74%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||65% to 69%*||85% to 89%*|
|Black||21% to 39%*||80% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||70% to 74%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||11% to 19%*|
|Limited English||21% to 39%*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1139
The average SAT score for Burbank High students in 2016 was 1139.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT34%
Rank in California359th
Rating6 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 Rate27%
AP Pass Rank in California344th
AP Pass Rate Rating6 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
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902 N. Third St.