Blanche Sims Elementary School

Blanche Sims Elementary School serves 311 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Blanche Sims Elementary School operates within the Lake Orion Community s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 311 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 311 students
Blanche Sims Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Blanche Sims Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Blanche Sims Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Blanche Sims Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 19:1
Blanche Sims Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
2%
18%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
White
88%
68%
Blanche Sims Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Blanche Sims Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.27
Blanche Sims Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
43%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,426 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,961 is higher than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,123 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has declined by 27% over four years.
School District Name Lake Orion Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 7,426 784
Lake Orion Community s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $11 MM
Lake Orion Community s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $96 MM $11 MM
Lake Orion Community s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,961 $11,681
Lake Orion Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,123 $11,849
Lake Orion Community s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Deer Trail Academy (sda) (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Deer Trail Academy (sda) (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Tree Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake OrionPine Tree Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 393 students590 Pine Tree Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48362
    (248)693-5470
    1.7KG-5393
  • OxfordDeer Trail Academy (sda)
    Charter School
    2 miles | Grades: 5-12 | 67 students810 James Hunt Dr
    OxfordMI 48371
    (810)459-5901
    25-1267
  • Lake OrionStadium Drive Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 479 students244 Stadium Dr
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5475
    2.2KG-5479
  • Lake OrionCommunity Ed. Resource Center
    Special Education School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 109 students455 East Scripps Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5436
    2.39-12109
  • Lake OrionLake Orion Community High School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2384 students495 East Scripps Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5420
    2.39-122384

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