Blue Ridge Academy

Blue Ridge Academy serves 20 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

Blue Ridge Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Blue Ridge Academy's student population of 20 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students20 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Blue Ridge Academy is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
18%
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Black
n/a
25%
White
100%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.000.68
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvery County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blue Ridge Academy is Avery High Stem Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Avery Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newland Avery Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 274 students
    0.0 miles
    102 Old Montezuma Road
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0145
    0 6-8 274
  • Newland Avery High Stem Academy Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 151 students
    0.1 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0151
    0.1 9-12 151
  • Newland Avery High Viking Academy
    Grades: 9 | 63 students
    0.1 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0151
    0.1 9 63
  • Newland Avery County High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 373 students
    0.2 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0151
    0.2 9-12 373
  • Newland Newland Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
    1.4 miles
    750 Linville Street
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-4911
    1.4 PK-5 288

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