Burges High School

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7800 Edgemere Blvd

El Paso, TX 79925

(915) 780-1100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,500

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Burges High School

i what to know the abenses of my son Moises Cazares and his grades to please i am worried about him and his grades i whanted him to graduate thank you Irma Cazares

Posted by a parent on 05/15/12

I've been a student at this school for two years and I'm currently entering my junior year. The school itself is in pretty bad condition and huge budget cuts by the El Paso Independent School District have really taken their toll. However, all of the teachers I've had at this school really care about ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/26/11

We are a military family that moved to the area at the beginning of the 10-11 school year. 2 of my sons attend this school. Although the school's staff are great, a lot of the students have a problem with kids that do not speak Spanish and are not of Hispanic origin. There has been name calling and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/10

Great school! My son is so happy with his teachers. Principal Watts is wonderful! I am also a graduate and really had a great experience!

Posted by a parent on 08/17/10

Excellent Theatre/Drama Dept!

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

This school is so awsome! I just love to 2 years i have spent here at Burges!

Posted by a student on 11/05/08

Excellent sports and academics is really all that I look for in a school for my children and I have to say Burges has all these qualities and more.

Posted by a parent on 06/09/08

This is one of the best schools of all time. Most of the teachers are terrific. We learn alot at this school. It should be a 10 out of 10 GreatSchools rating.

Posted by a student on 12/20/07

My daughter is a freshman at Burges High School, and all the teachers and most of the kids there are great, it's the attendence office I have a problem with. The female workers (with the exception of 1) that work there, are all fairly rude, and unhelpful. Not to mention incompetent. At least in my opinion.

Posted by a parent on 12/02/07

My son is a freshman at Burges High School this year and has experienced a superb transition to high school from Middle School in all areas, academics, sports, and socially. As a military parent who has lived in many different communities, quality schools are always an important element of relocation. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/07

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Test scores for Burges High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Burges High School
El Paso Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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El Paso schools — Burges High School is located at 7800 Edgemere Blvd, El Paso TX 79925. 7800 Edgemere Blvd is in the 79925 ZIP code in El Paso, TX The school district for Burges High School is the El Paso Isd. Burges High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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