Blue Ridge Elementary School

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 475 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blue Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School's student population of 475 students has grown by 57% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School is 0.24, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank#368 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
88%
90%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.240.19
This chart display the diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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