School Details

Charles Bursch Elementary School

4245 North Merced Avenue, Baldwin Park, CA 91706
(626) 338-4319
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 619 students 20 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

55%
50%
56%
69%
63%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Baldwin Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
38%
46%
63%
58%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Baldwin Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
63%
65%
70%
70%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Baldwin Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
56%
60%
47%
56%
65%
53%
48%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Baldwin Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
58%
60%
62%
55%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Baldwin Park Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Charles Bursch Elementary School is a public middle school in Baldwin Park. The principal of Charles Bursch Elementary School is Michael Garcia, whose e-mail is mrgarcia861@bpusd.net. 619 children attend Charles Bursch Elementary School and are mostly Asian, Hispanic, and Filipino. 36% of the Charles Bursch Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 89% of the 619 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Charles Bursch Elementary School is 20:1. St. John The Baptist is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 9% 3%
Hispanic 87% 85%
Filipino 3% 2%
Unspecified 2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% %
Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.2%
White, non-Hispanic 0.7% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.2% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 19218%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 58%
Limited English proficiency 36% 31%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (12 months ago)

    This school deserves no stars at all I have never liked the staff and especially the principal

  • (1 year ago)

    I had high hope for my kids but it seems evey year they are there more things go down hill and the principal doesn't care he pushes all concerns aside and has other people handle the problem we are not as informed as we should and something needs to he done about it

  • (4 years ago)

    My daughter attends this school she loves going to school and looks foward to going to school every day she was a student in mrs Glencers class 1st grade. acording to my my daughter she is the best tescher and will miss being in her class )

  • (5 years ago)

    My son attends this school since Kindergarden. I am very impressed with their lesson plan and the teacher's dedication. The school Principal has always made himself available. His office staff is very helpful and pleasant. Thank you Bursch!...you're all doing a great job! D)

  • (5 years ago)

    My sons attend this school First grade teacher Mrs.Reyes is an awesome teacher very dedicated to her students. Will have too wait and see on his 2nd grade teacher. So far not very happy!

  • (5 years ago)

    thi is a great school my two daughter attending and Mrss Ash is a great teacher I hop my daughter have her again

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Overall score

(based on 15 ratings & reviews)

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