Blanche Sims Elementary School

Blanche Sims Elementary School serves 326 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Blanche Sims Elementary School operates within the Lake Orion Community s School District.

Overview

The student population of 326 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 326 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Blanche Sims Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Blanche Sims Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Asian
2%
3%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Asian (1994-2013)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
3%
22%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Black (1999-2013)
White
87%
66%
Blanche Sims Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Blanche Sims Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Blanche Sims 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.
0.24 0.26
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.
25%
44%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,562 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lake Orion Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 7,562 822
District Total Revenue $95 MM $11 MM
District Spending $88 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,018 $11,537
Lake Orion Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,174 $11,612
Lake Orion Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crossroads For Youth (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Crossroads For Youth (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Tree Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake OrionPine Tree Elementary School
    590 Pine Tree Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48362
    (248)693-5470
    1.7 mi | 390 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OxfordCrossroads For Youth
    Special Education School
    930 East Drahner Rd
    OxfordMI 48371
    (248)969-1885
    Special Education School

    1.8 mi | 57 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Lake OrionStadium Drive Elementary School
    244 Stadium Dr
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5475
    2.2 mi | 483 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OxfordOxford Bridges High School
    Alternative School
    1420 Lakeville Rd
    OxfordMI 48371
    (248)969-1884
    Alternative School

    2.3 mi | 53 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Lake OrionLake Orion Community High School
    495 East Scripps Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5420
    2.4 mi | 2482 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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