Blue Ridge Elementary School

Tel: (281)634-4520
  • Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 614 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Blue Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%.
  • Blue Ridge Elementary School operates within the Fort Bend Independent School District.

School Overview

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School's student population of 614 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students614 students
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Blue Ridge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Blue Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBlue Ridge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
75%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Blue Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2012)
Hispanic
45%
52%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
51%
13%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
2%
29%
Blue Ridge Elementary School White Students (1991-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsBlue Ridge Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.63
Blue Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
Blue Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Blue Ridge Elementary School is Fort Bend Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 1203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fort Bend Independent School District's student population of 73,115 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,977 in this district is less than the state average of $10,811. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,092 is less than the state average of $11,097. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    78
    3
    Number of Students Managed73,115831
    Fort Bend Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    75%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    71%
    District Total Revenue$625 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$702 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,977$10,811
    District Spending / Student$10,092$11,097
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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