Blanchard Elementary School

3512 Weems Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Blanchard Elementary School serves 427 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Blanchard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Blanchard Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Blanchard Elementary School's student population of 427 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Blanchard Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Blanchard Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1024 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
18%
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Black
26%
36%
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White
51%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blanchard Elementary School's ranking?
Blanchard Elementary School is ranked #1024 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Blanchard Elementary School often compared to?
Blanchard Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Waddell Elementary School, Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Blanchard Elementary School?
427 students attend Blanchard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Blanchard Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blanchard Elementary School?
Blanchard Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Blanchard Elementary School offer ?
Blanchard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Blanchard Elementary School part of?
Blanchard Elementary School is part of Muscogee County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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