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Burke County School District

Contact info is sourced from our partners at MDR Education, and DonorsChoose updates our site ahead of each school year.
  • (828) 439-4312
  • PO Box 989
  • Morganton, NC-0989
  • Website
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About this district

Burke County School District is a public school district in North Carolina. They serve 13,000 students across 28 schools, and its teachers have had 1,100 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Schools
    28
  • Students
    13,000
  • Teachers
    772

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Burke County School District Demographics

62%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
23%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Burke County School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Burke County School District had a total revenue of $115.5 million in the 2016-17 school year. 19.2% came from local sources, 69.3% from state sources, and 11.5% from federal sources.

Burke County School District had a per-pupil revenue of $8,882 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 19.2% came from local sources, 69.3% from state sources, and 11.5% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Burke County School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated May 30, 2024

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Burke County School District

$489,325
raised using DonorsChoose
1,100
projects funded
390
teachers funded
2,960
donors
58
projects for basic supplies
102
projects for technology
244
projects for books
24
projects for art supplies

Burke County School District has received support from 1,886 individuals from North Carolina and 1,074 individuals out-of-state.