Blue Ridge High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Blue Ridge High School places among the top 20% of 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 1,148 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
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Gender %This chart display gender of Blue Ridge High School
Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Ridge High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of Asian students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
4%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of Black students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
89%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of White students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blue Ridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.210.42
This chart display the diversity score of Blue Ridge High School and the average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Blue Ridge High School and graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blue Ridge High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 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 High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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