We have place information on 13 very cool categories, pick one or scroll down to see an overview.

Select a New Section:


School Profile

Burton Elementary
1500 Mathison Street
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3908
public | PK-5
County: Durham

Rated




  Class SizeGradeYear
24KG2007
1112007
1122007
1932007
1942007
1952007
  School Head OfficialYear
Tekeisha Mitchell2012
  EmailYear
tekeisha.ford@dpsnc.net2012
  Students Getting Free LunchYear
79%2009
  DateWhoComments
6/11/2008parentMy child attended this school last school year and it was a delight for her to attend. The staff was very friendly and the foreign language program was great! My child learned a lot. I would recommend this school to anyone that wants that extra special something that a reg public school can not offer.
9/26/2007parentIf you look at the ratings for different groups, it's clear that some groups are performing better than others. The reason for this is simple: Burton has a lot of disadvantaged students, in addition to a significant number of students who are not disadvantaged. I think Burton has great teachers who are working hard to reach kids in all these groups, but the school ratings used here punish any school with a large percent of disadvantaged kids. My daughter is gifted and works hard, and she has educated parents. The gifted programs at Burton have been really good for her. Clearly, not all kids are performing equally well. I think the school is doing very well, though, and rating schools by comparing performance for all kids in the same way, regardless of their background, doesn't do a good job of representing the good job this school is doing.

  Most Recent Searches on Schools
  burton_elementary - durham, north_carolina
  francis_t._maloney_high_school - meriden, connecticut
  ellisville, missouri
  owensville_community_school - owensville, indiana
  paynesville_area_high_school - paynesville, minnesota
  meriden, connecticut
  mary_queen_of_heaven_school - brooklyn, new_york
  eagle', alaska
  calhoun_high_school - letohatchee, alabama
  autryville, north_carolina
  richard_ira_jones_middle_school - plainfield, illinois
  tower', minnesota
  mount_tipton_elementary_school - dolan_springs, arizona
  walnut_township_(jewell_cnty), kansas
  lebanon, ohio
  ezzard_charles_school - chicago, illinois
  o-webdesign.be_community_school - kirkland, washington
  bluffton, ohio
  meriden, connecticut
  parole, maryland

 


Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Durham, North Carolina to any other place in the USA.