Blue Ridge School

  • Blue Ridge School serves 186 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Blue Ridge School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 186 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students186 students
Blue Ridge School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Blue Ridge School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Blue Ridge School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBlue Ridge School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Blue Ridge School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Blue Ridge School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Blue Ridge School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
30%
16%
Blue Ridge School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
26%
Blue Ridge School Black Students (2002-2015)
White
68%
50%
Blue Ridge School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Blue Ridge School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBlue Ridge School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.450.66
Blue Ridge School Diversity Score (1992-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
52%
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
5%
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jackson County s School District's student population of 3,712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,544 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,413 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameJackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed3,712912
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$39 MM$18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$35 MM$18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,544$10,864
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,413$10,591
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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