Blountstown Elementary School

  • Blountstown Elementary School serves 596 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blountstown Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Blountstown Elementary School's student population of 596 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blountstown Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Blountstown Elementary School is 0.53, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#1088 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
33%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
66%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blountstown Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.530.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blountstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalhoun School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Both of my children have attended this school. Son 14 and daughter 6. The staff is one of the best I have ever seen working with kids. The atmosphere is one that can be learned from. Everyone togeather makes this school one that every child and parent can be proud to call theirs. Thank you so very much for all that all of you do.
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