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 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 326 students
Blanche Sims Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Blanche Sims Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Blanche Sims Elementary School Student 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
Blanche Sims Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
3%
22%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Black Students (1999-2013)
White
87%
66%
Blanche Sims Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Blanche Sims Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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.
0.24 0.26
Blanche Sims Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
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.
The district revenue/student of $12,018 is higher than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,174 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has declined by 43% over four years.
School District Name Lake Orion Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 7,562 822
Lake Orion Community s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $11 MM
Lake Orion Community s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $88 MM $11 MM
Lake Orion Community s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,018 $11,537
Lake Orion Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,174 $11,612
Lake Orion Community s School District 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake OrionPine Tree Elementary School
    590 Pine Tree Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48362
    (248)693-5470
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 390 students                      
  • OxfordCrossroads For Youth
    Special Education School
    930 East Drahner Rd
    OxfordMI 48371
    (248)969-1885
    Special Education School

    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 57 students                      
  • Lake OrionStadium Drive Elementary School
    244 Stadium Dr
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5475
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 483 students                      
  • Lake OrionLake Orion Community High School
    495 East Scripps Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5420
    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2482 students                      
  • Lake OrionCommunity Ed. Resource Center
    Special Education School
    455 East Scripps Rd
    Lake OrionMI 48360
    (248)693-5436
    Special Education School

    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 46 students                      

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