Blue Ridge Elementary School

995 South Oak Street
Seneca, SC 29678
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

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 stayed relatively flat 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School is 0.68, 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 Testing Rank
#795 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
26%
34%
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White
48%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blue Ridge Elementary School is Seneca High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Seneca Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seneca Seneca Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 793 students
    0.8 miles
    810 West South Fourth Street
    Seneca, SC 29678
    (864) 886-4455
    0.8 6-8 793
  • Seneca Northside Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 658 students
    1.7 miles
    710 North Townville Street
    Seneca, SC 29678
    (864) 886-4445
    1.7 PK-5 658
  • Seneca Seneca High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,011 student
    1.9 miles
    100 Bobcat Ridge
    Seneca, SC 29678
    (864) 886-4460
    1.9 9-12 1,011
  • Seneca Fred P. Hamilton Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    3.6 miles
    100 Vocational Drive
    Seneca, SC 29672
    (864) 886-4425
    3.6 9-12 n/a
  • Seneca Ravenel Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
    3.6 miles
    150 Ravenel School Road
    Seneca, SC 29678
    (864) 886-4450
    3.6 PK-5 599

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