Blue Ridge Elementary School

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Blue Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Blue Ridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School's student population of 622 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#843 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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 South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
27%
34%
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White
49%
51%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blue Ridge Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.660.62
This chart display the diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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 South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOconee 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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