Blue Ridge School

Grades: KG-6

176 students

Blue Ridge School serves 176 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Blue Ridge School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 176 students has declined by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 176 students
Blue Ridge School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Blue Ridge School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Blue Ridge School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
Blue Ridge School American Indian Students (1990-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Blue Ridge School Asian Students (2007-2013)
Hispanic
22%
14%
Blue Ridge School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
75%
52%
Blue Ridge School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Blue Ridge School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.39 0.45
Blue Ridge School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
75%
47%
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,913 students has grown by 61% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,657 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,726 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 5,913 1,330
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $19 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,657 $11,105
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,726 $10,880
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Blue Ridge Early College High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highlands School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Summit Charter (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CashiersBlue Ridge Early College High School
    95 Bobcat Dr
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-2646
    0 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 153 students                      
  • CashiersSummit Charter
    Charter School
    370 Mitten Ln
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-5755
    Charter School

    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 196 students                      
  • HighlandsHighlands School
    545 Pierson Dr
    HighlandsNC 28741
    (828)526-2147
    7.1 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 341 students                      
  • CullowheeCullowhee Valley School
    240 Wisdom Dr
    CullowheeNC 28723
    (828)293-5667
    9.4 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 625 students                      
  • Lake ToxawayT C Henderson Elementary School
    11839 Rosman Hwy
    Lake ToxawayNC 28747
    (828)862-4463
    13.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 138 students                      

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