Blackburn Elementary School

  • Blackburn Elementary School serves 817 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Blackburn Elementary School's student population of 817 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students817 students
This chart display total students of Blackburn Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Blackburn Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Blackburn Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Blackburn Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Blackburn Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackburn Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#337 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Blackburn Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
89%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackburn Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.200.42
This chart display the diversity score of Blackburn Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLumpkin County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Blackburn Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.