Blanche School

1649 Ardmore Hw

Taft, TN 38488-9510

Tel: (931)425-6141
Grades: PK-8

331 students

Blanche School serves 331 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Blanche School operates within the Lincoln County School District.

Overview

The student population of 331 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 331 students
Blanche School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Blanche School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Blanche 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 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Blanche School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Blanche School Asian (2008-2013)
Hispanic
7%
7%
Blanche School Hispanic (1996-2013)
White
90%
66%
Blanche School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Blanche School Sch Ethnicity Blanche 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.
0.19 0.26
Blanche 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.
45%
51%
Blanche School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Blanche School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lincoln County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,156 3,473
Lincoln County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $28 MM
District Spending $32 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,763 $8,477
Lincoln County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,533 $8,379
Lincoln County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ardmore High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ardmore High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ardmore High School (6.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ArdmoreArdmore High School
    30285 Ardmore Ave
    ArdmoreAL 35739
    (256)423-2685
    6.1 mi | 941 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • ArdmoreCedar Hill Elementary School
    27905 Cedar Hill Rd
    ArdmoreAL 35739
    (256)423-5950
    6.2 mi | 612 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ElktonElkton Elementary School
    176 College St
    ElktonTN 38455
    (931)468-2285
    7.7 mi | 327 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ToneyMadison Cross Roads Elementary School
    11548 Pulaski Pk
    ToneyAL 35773
    (256)828-4578
    8.4 mi | 1006 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • FayettevilleHighland Rim Elementary School
    111 Highland Rim Rd
    FayettevilleTN 37334
    (931)433-4197
    9.7 mi | 704 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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