Blue Ridge School

  • Blue Ridge School serves 186 students in grades KG - 6.
  • 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 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 186 students
Blue Ridge School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Blue Ridge School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Blue Ridge School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Blue Ridge School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
Blue Ridge School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Blue Ridge School American Indian Students (1990-2013)
Asian
n/a
3%
Blue Ridge School Asian Students (2007-2013)
Hispanic
30%
16%
Blue Ridge School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
1%
26%
Blue Ridge School Black Students (1996-2013)
White
68%
50%
Blue Ridge School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Blue Ridge School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Blue Ridge School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2013)
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.
0.45 0.66
Blue Ridge School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Blue Ridge School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 $9,491 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,208 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,712 912
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $14 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $34 MM $14 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,491 $15,636
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,208 $15,099
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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