Blue Ridge Elementary School

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 696 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Blue Ridge Elementary School operates within the Dalton City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 696 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 696 students
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Blue Ridge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Blue Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
n/a
4%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Asian Students (2006-2009)
Hispanic
88%
14%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
2%
37%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
6%
42%
Blue Ridge Elementary School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Blue Ridge Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.41
Blue Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dalton City School District's student population of 7,858 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,408 in this district is less than the state average of $9,769. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,745 is less than the state average of $9,774. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Dalton City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 7,858 3,306
Dalton City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $32 MM
Dalton City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $74 MM $32 MM
Dalton City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,408 $9,769
Dalton City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,745 $9,774
Dalton City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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