Blue Ridge High School

411 N John St
Farmer City, IL 61842
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Blue Ridge High School serves 228 students in grades 9-12.
Blue Ridge High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Blue Ridge High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Blue Ridge High School's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Ridge High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Blue Ridge High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1617 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Ridge CUSD 18 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blue Ridge High School is Deland-weldon High School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blue Ridge Intermediate-jr High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ruth M Schneider Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Farmer City Ruth M Schneider Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 243 students
    0.1 miles
    309 N John St
    Farmer City, IL 61842
    (309) 928-2611
    0.1 PK-3 243
  • Mansfield Blue Ridge Intermediate-jr High School Math: 17% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 269 students
    8.1 miles
    Po Box 69
    Mansfield, IL 61854
    (217) 489-5201
    8.1 4-8 269
  • Weldon Deland-weldon Elementary School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 112 students
    8.4 miles
    2311 N 300 East Rd
    Weldon, IL 61882
    (217) 736-2401
    8.4 PK-6 112
  • Weldon Deland-weldon Middle School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 36 students
    8.4 miles
    2311 N 300 East Rd
    Weldon, IL 61882
    (217) 736-2401
    8.4 7-8 36
  • De Land Deland-weldon High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
    8.5 miles
    304 E Il Route 10
    De Land, IL 61839
    (217) 664-3314
    8.5 9-12 54

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