Blue Ridge Elementary School

550 Blue Ridge Dr

Evans, GA 30809-3652

Tel: (706)868-0894
Grades PK-5
672 students
Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 672 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Blue Ridge Elementary School operates within the Columbia County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 672 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 672 students
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Blue Ridge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more 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 18:1 16:1
Blue Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
10%
4%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
14%
37%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
67%
43%
Blue Ridge Elementary School White Students (1995-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.52 0.40
Blue Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
23%
56%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Columbia County School District's student population of 24,907 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,018 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,583 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Columbia County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
5
Number of Students Managed 24,907 3,213
Columbia County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $210 MM $36 MM
Columbia County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $200 MM $34 MM
Columbia County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,018 $10,365
Columbia County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,583 $9,935
Columbia County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Lakeside High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeside Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Columbia Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • EvansLakeside High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1598 students
    0.2 miles
    533 Blue Ridge Dr
    EvansGA 30809
    (706)863-0027
    0.29-121598
  • EvansLakeside Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 695 students
    0.3 miles
    527 Blue Ridge Dr
    EvansGA 30809
    (706)855-6900
    0.36-8695
  • AugustaSouth Columbia Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    1.2 miles
    325 Mccormick Rd
    AugustaGA 30907
    (706)863-3220
    1.2PK-5553
  • Augusta Stallings Island Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
    2 miles
    3830 Blackstone Camp Rd
    AugustaGA 30907
    (706)447-2106
    26-8571
  • EvansRiverside Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 746 students
    2.2 miles
    1095 Furys Ferry Rd
    EvansGA 30809
    (706)868-3712
    2.26-8746

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