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Burnt Hills-ballston Lake Senior High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,080
Best High School in New York
#46
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (518)399-9141
 Location 88 LAKEHILL RD
BURNT HILLS, NY 12027
Charter School No

Burnt Hills-ballston Lake Senior High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 46th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Burnt Hills-ballston Lake Senior High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White96.1%1,038
Black0.8%9
Hispanic1%11
Asian Pacific1.2%13
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.6%7

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 5.6%

6% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 51st in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman250
Sophomore275
Junior265
Senior283
Total1,080

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
96%

9 out of 10

Rank: 78th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
New York Median87%
Percentile93%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 59th in New York

Students at Burnt Hills-ballston Lake Senior High School scored an average 98% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 7% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*suppressed*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 38th in New York

442 out of 548 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (81%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 42% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 141st in New York

Burnt Hills-ballston Lake Senior High School offers 9 AP courses. 21 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 60% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Burnt Hills-ballston Lake Senior High School had 212 taking AP exams with a 171 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 81% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 21% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Courses Offered 9

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York 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
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.1%36
Boys5.3%31
Girls0.9%5
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.2%25
Boys3.9%23
Girls0.3%2

Location

Burnt Hills-ballston Lake Senior High School
88 LAKEHILL RD
BURNT HILLS, NY
12027
(518)399-9141

10 out of 10 1

District

BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
SCOTIA, NY