Blanche Sims Elementary School

  • Blanche Sims Elementary School serves 311 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Blanche Sims Elementary School operates within the Lake Orion Community s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 311 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 311 students
Blanche Sims Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Blanche Sims Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Blanche Sims Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Blanche Sims Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 19:1
Blanche Sims Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Blanche Sims Elementary School American Indian Students (2000-2007)
Asian
1%
3%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
3%
18%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
82%
68%
Blanche Sims Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Blanche Sims Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Blanche Sims Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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.
0.32 0.27
Blanche Sims Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
24%
41%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Blanche Sims Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lake Orion Community s School District's student population of 7,482 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,082 in this district is less than the state average of $12,839. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,002 is less than the state average of $12,841. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Lake Orion Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 7,482 760
Lake Orion Community s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $10 MM
Lake Orion Community s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $91 MM $10 MM
Lake Orion Community s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,082 $12,839
Lake Orion Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,002 $12,841
Lake Orion Community s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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