Blue Ridge School

Blue Ridge School serves 165 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Blue Ridge School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 165 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 165 students
Blue Ridge School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Blue Ridge School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Blue Ridge School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Blue Ridge School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.43 0.45
Blue Ridge 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.
67%
47%
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,649 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,628 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,488 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,649 1,120
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $35 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,628 $10,864
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,488 $10,591
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Blue Ridge Early College High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highlands School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Summit Charter (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CashiersBlue Ridge Early College High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 162 students95 Bobcat Dr
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-2646
    07-12162
  • CashiersSummit Charter
    Charter School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 198 students370 Mitten Ln
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-5755
    1.7KG-8198
  • HighlandsHighlands School
    7.1 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 354 students545 Pierson Dr
    HighlandsNC 28741
    (828)526-2147
    7.1KG-12354
  • CullowheeCullowhee Valley School
    9.4 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 597 students240 Wisdom Dr
    CullowheeNC 28723
    (828)293-5667
    9.4KG-8597
  • Lake ToxawayT C Henderson Elementary School
    13.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 136 students11839 Rosman Hwy
    Lake ToxawayNC 28747
    (828)862-4463
    13.2KG-5136

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