Blue Ridge Elementary School

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School's student population of 622 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students622 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Blue Ridge Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Blue Ridge Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#205 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
57%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 GA.
Diversity Score0.630.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blue Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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