Blue Ridge Elementary School

Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 734 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Blue Ridge Elementary School operates within the Dalton City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 734 students
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Blue Ridge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Blue Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Hispanic
87%
13%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
3%
37%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
7%
43%
Blue Ridge Elementary School White Students (2006-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Blue Ridge Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.24 0.40
Blue Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (2006-2014)
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.
86%
56%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,703 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,100 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,490 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Dalton City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 7,703 3,213
Dalton City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $36 MM
Dalton City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $79 MM $34 MM
Dalton City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,100 $10,365
Dalton City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,490 $9,935
Dalton City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Morris Innovative High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dalton Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roan Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DaltonMorris Innovative High School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 358 students104 Fort Hill Ter
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)876-4150
    0.29-12358
  • DaltonRoan Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 516 students1116 Roan St
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)226-3225
    0.4PK-5516
  • DaltonCity Park Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 800 students405 School St
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)278-8859
    0.9PK-5800
  • DaltonMountainbrook Psychoeducation Center
    Special Education School
    1 miles820 North Hamilton St
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)272-2140
    1n/a
  • DaltonPark Creek Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 732 students1500 Hale Bowen Dr
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)428-7700
    1.3PK-5732

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