Blue Ridge Academy

  • Blue Ridge Academy serves 19 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 47%) for the 2016-17 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 5:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Blue Ridge Academy's student population of 19 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students19 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Ridge Academy's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Ridge Academy is 0.10, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
17%
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White
95%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blue Ridge Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.10n/a
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Graduation Rate≥50%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvery County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newland Avery Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 290 students
    0.0 miles
    102 Old Montezuma Road
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0145
    0.0 6-8 290
  • Newland Avery High Stem Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 153 students
    0.1 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151
    0.1 9-12 153
  • Newland Avery High Viking Academy
    Grades: 9 | 64 students
    0.1 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151
    0.1 9 64
  • Newland Avery County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
    0.2 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151
    0.2 9-12 385
  • Newland Newland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    1.4 miles
    750 Linville Street
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-4911
    1.4 PK-5 281

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