Burlington_City_High_School

Burlington City High School

Burlington City High School is a comprehensive community six-year public high school that serves students in seventh through twelfth grade in Burlington, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the City of Burlington Public School District.

As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 830 students and 83.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 10.0.

The school was the 267th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2008 cover story on the state's Top Public High Schools. The school was ranked 252nd in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state.

Burlington City High School serves as a receiving school for almost 250 students in grade nine through twelve, from Edgewater Park Township, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Edgewater Park School District.

Grades 7 and 8 are housed in a separate area of the building set-aside for them, and referred to as the “House”, or Junior School. The House offers a curriculum designed for this age group, along with co-curricular activities appropriate for these students.

Grades nine through twelve are accredited by the New Jersey Department of Education and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Curriculum

Burlington City High offers students over 100 courses in academic, fine and performing arts, technical and vocational areas. Ten Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses are offered.

Athletics

Burlington City High School competes in the Burlington County Scholastic League (BCSL) a sports association operating under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). The league consists of public and parochial high schools covering Burlington County, Mercer County and Ocean County in Central Jersey. The team's mascot is the Blue Devil, and team colors are Royal Blue and White, with Black as an alternate.

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Administration

Core members of the school's administration are:

  • Julian Jenkins - Principal
  • James Flynn - Vice Principal

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