Blanchard Elementary School

1829 North Sprigg St

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-5101

Tel: (573)335-3030
Grades: PK-4

321 students

Blanchard Elementary School serves 321 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Blanchard Elementary School operates within the Cape Girardeau 63 School District.

Overview

The student population of 321 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 321 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students by Grade Blanchard Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
27%
18%
White
61%
73%
All Ethnic Groups Blanchard Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Blanchard 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.
0.55 0.21
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.
61%
39%
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 4,175 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Cape Girardeau 63 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 4,175 621
District Total Revenue $43 MM $6 MM
Cape Girardeau 63 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $42 MM $6 MM
Cape Girardeau 63 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,744 $8,810
Cape Girardeau 63 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,692 $8,968
Cape Girardeau 63 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Girardot Center For Youth (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Girardot Center For Youth (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Girardot Center For Youth (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cape GirardeauGirardot Center For Youth
    Alternative School
    609 North Middle
    Cape GirardeauMO 63702
    (573)290-5860
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | 16 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • Cape GirardeauFranklin Elementary School
    215 North Louisiana
    Cape GirardeauMO 63701
    (573)335-5456
    1.6 mi | 306 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • Cape GirardeauCentral Middle School
    1900 Thilenius
    Cape GirardeauMO 63701
    (573)334-6281
    1.6 mi | 583 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • Cape GirardeauAlma Schrader Elementary School
    1360 Randol
    Cape GirardeauMO 63701
    (573)335-5310
    1.7 mi | 418 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • Cape GirardeauCentral Junior High School
    205 Caruthers
    Cape GirardeauMO 63701
    (573)334-2923
    1.8 mi | 588 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Did You Know?
Cape Girardeau, MO 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 0.41, which is higher than the Missouri average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Cape Girardeau is Jefferson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or national school diversity statistics.