Blue Ridge Elementary School

Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 781 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Blue Ridge Elementary School operates within the Dalton City School District.

Overview

The student population of 781 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 781 students
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 15:1
Blue Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Hispanic
91%
13%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
3%
37%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2006-2013)
White
5%
44%
Blue Ridge Elementary School White Students (2006-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.17 0.40
Blue Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
81%
52%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,564 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,937 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,852 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Dalton City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 7,564 3,197
Dalton City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $34 MM
Dalton City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $80 MM $36 MM
Dalton City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,937 $9,939
Dalton City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,852 $10,367
Dalton City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DaltonMorris Innovative High School
    104 Fort Hill Ter
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)876-4150
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 471 students                      
  • DaltonRoan Elementary School
    1116 Roan St
    DaltonGA 30721
    (706)226-3225
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 442 students                      
  • DaltonCity Park Elementary School
    405 School St
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)278-8859
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 817 students                      
  • DaltonMountainbrook Psychoeducation Center
    Special Education School
    820 North Hamilton St
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)272-2140
    Special Education School

    1 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • DaltonWestwood Elementary School
    708 Trammell St
    DaltonGA 30720
    (706)278-2809
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 578 students                      

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