Burke County High School in Waynesboro Township, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,149
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    104 3.6
  • Ranking

Burke County High School is a public coed school in Waynesboro Township, Georgia. It has 1,149 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 70% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 104 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1057 Burke Veterans Parkway
Waynesboro, GA 30830
(706) 554-6691

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 104 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The Burke County High School Staff does not tolerate bullying and addresses the situations as soon as they find out about it. This school is a very safe and secure school.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Burke County High School has a GREAT after-school program. All of the staff are very helpful and considerate of the students.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The staff is wonderful! They all have one mission and that is to make sure we all succeed in our academics.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: They are beyond capable in and outside of the classroom.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Caps Police are always around, and everyday students walk through metal detectors to ensure safety.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.00 Waynesboro Primary School Public, Coed
3.33 Burke County Middle School Public, Coed
3.33 Blakeney Elementary School Public, Coed
Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious, Coed
3.00 Edmund Burke Academy Private, Religious, Coed
Waynesboro Mennonite School Private, Religious, Coed
Lord's House of Praise Christian School Private, Religious, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Hephzibah High School 16 mi. 984
2.00 Cross Creek High School 19 mi. 1,256
1.66 Butler High School 23 mi. 795
1.33 Glenn Hills High School 24 mi. 801
1.66 Josey High School 26 mi. 706

Around Burke County High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Burke County High School United States Georgia Butler High School Cross Creek High School Glenn Hills High School Hephzibah High School Josey High School
African American 68.0% 15.0% 36.9% 86.0% 62.0% 90.0% 58.0% 91.0%
White 29.0% 51.0% 42.7% 9.0% 29.0% 2.0% 35.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.1% 1.0% 2.0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 3.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 25.0% 13.3% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 33.3%
Grade 10 21.0%
Grade 11 25.2%
Grade 12 20.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 61% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 28% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 29% Great leadership
  • 29% Cultral balance
  • 18% Cares about academics
  • 14% Variety of Organizations
  • 11% Great learning environment

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 71% Students don't care enough about education
  • 29% Determination lost by other kids

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 14 responses

  • 71% We have strong pride and great spirit
  • 21% A great balance between academics and athletics
  • 7% It is a must that we participate and support our s

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Memorable
  • 36% Honorable
  • 7% Funny

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Be prepared. Do not give up. Try your best.
  • 50% Stay focused and ready to succeed

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 7% I love everything about this school.
  • 87% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.