Blue Ridge High School

2151 Fews Chapel Road

Greer, SC 29651
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (864)355-1800
  • Blue Ridge High School serves 1,148 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Blue Ridge High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.
  • Blue Ridge High School operates within the Greenville 01 School District.
  • Greenville 01 School District's 87% graduation rate is higher than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

Top Placements (South Carolina)

Blue Ridge High School is Listed among the top public schools in South Carolina for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Blue Ridge High School's student population of 1148 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,148 students
Blue Ridge High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Blue Ridge High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
Blue Ridge High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBlue Ridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Blue Ridge High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Ridge High School is 0.21, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Blue Ridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Blue Ridge High School Asian Students (2007-2009)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Blue Ridge High School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
4%
34%
Blue Ridge High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
89%
52%
Blue Ridge High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Blue Ridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBlue Ridge High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.210.42
Blue Ridge High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate
89%
84%
Blue Ridge High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
55%
Blue Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
Blue Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Blue Ridge High School is Greenville 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 85 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Greenville 01 School District's student population of 76,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 74% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,147 in this district is less than the state average of $10,151. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,156 is less than the state average of $10,341. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameGreenville 01 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    97
    7
    Number of Students Managed76,5503,820
    Greenville 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    46%
    District Graduation Rate
    87%
    84%
    District Total Revenue$674 MM$39 MM
    District Spending$674 MM$40 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,147$10,151
    District Spending / Student$9,156$10,341
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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