Blowing Rock Elementary School

  • Blowing Rock Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Blowing Rock Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Blowing Rock Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Blowing Rock Elementary School's student population of 348 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blowing Rock Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blowing Rock Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Blowing Rock Elementary School and percentage of American Indian students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
91%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of White students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blowing Rock Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.170.46
This chart display the diversity score of Blowing Rock Elementary School and the average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blowing Rock Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatauga County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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