Blue Ridge Elementary School

224 E Highland St
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Blue Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Blue Ridge Elementary School's student population of 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Blue Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (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 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#688 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
White
91%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFannin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blue Ridge Elementary School is Fannin County High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fannin County Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Blue Ridge Fannin County Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 721 students
    0.8 miles
    4560 Old Highway 76
    Blue Ridge, GA 30513
    (706) 632-6100
    0.8 6-8 721
  • Blue Ridge Fannin County High School Math: 62% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 919 students
    1.1 miles
    360 Rebels Cir
    Blue Ridge, GA 30513
    (706) 632-2081
    1.1 9-12 919
  • Morganton East Fannin Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 371 students
    4.6 miles
    1 Elementary Cir
    Morganton, GA 30560
    (706) 374-6418
    4.6 K-5 371
  • Blue Ridge West Fannin Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
    4.8 miles
    5060 Blue Ridge Dr
    Blue Ridge, GA 30513
    (706) 492-3644
    4.8 K-5 484
  • Copperhill Copper Basin Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 338 students
    11.2 miles
    206 Cougar Dr
    Copperhill, TN 37317
    (423) 496-3271
    11.2 PK-6 338

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