Blue Ridge Elementary School

550 Blue Ridge Dr

Evans, GA 30809-3652

Tel: (706)868-0894
Grades: PK-5

657 students

Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 657 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Blue Ridge Elementary School operates within the Columbia County School District.

Overview

The student population of 657 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 657 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
11%
3%
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
11%
37%
White
68%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Blue Ridge Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Blue Ridge Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.51 0.40
Blue Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
22%
51%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,792 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Columbia County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
6
Number of Students Managed 23,792 3,449
District Total Revenue $213 MM $34 MM
Columbia County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $213 MM $36 MM
Columbia County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,351 $9,939
Columbia County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,372 $10,367
Columbia County School 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 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 Students Grades
  • EvansLakeside High School
    533 Blue Ridge Dr
    EvansGA 30809
    (706)863-0027
    0.2 mi | 1669 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EvansLakeside Middle School
    527 Blue Ridge Dr
    EvansGA 30809
    (706)855-6900
    0.3 mi | 675 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MartinezSouth Columbia Elementary School
    325 Mccormick Rd
    MartinezGA 30907
    (706)863-3220
    1.2 mi | 511 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MartinezHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Stallings Island Middle School
    3830 Blackstone Camp Rd
    MartinezGA 30907
    (706)447-2106
    2 mi | 534 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • EvansRiverside Middle School
    1095 Furys Ferry Rd
    EvansGA 30809
    (706)868-3712
    2.2 mi | 721 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Evans, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.48, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Evans is Bel Air Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.