Blue Ridge Elementary School

Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Blue Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 53% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), 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 586 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students586 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Blue Ridge Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Blue Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 0.64, 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
#421 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
16%
37%
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White
56%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia 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 Lakeside High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lakeside Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Evans Lakeside High School Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,818 student
    0.2 miles
    533 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans, GA 30809
    (706) 863-0027
    0.2 9-12 1,818
  • Evans Lakeside Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 635 students
    0.3 miles
    527 Blue Ridge Dr
    Evans, GA 30809
    (706) 855-6900
    0.3 6-8 635
  • Augusta South Columbia Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    1.2 miles
    325 Mccormick Rd
    Augusta, GA 30907
    (706) 863-3220
    1.2 PK-5 536
  • Augusta Stallings Island Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 693 students
    2.0 miles
    3830 Blackstone Camp Rd
    Augusta, GA 30907
    (706) 447-2106
    2 6-8 693
  • Evans Riverside Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 707 students
    2.2 miles
    1095 Furys Ferry Rd
    Evans, GA 30809
    (706) 868-3712
    2.2 6-8 707

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