Blue Springs Elementary School

16787 Hardy Road
Athens, AL 35611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Blue Springs Elementary School serves 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Blue Springs Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Blue Springs Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Blue Springs Elementary School's student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Blue Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Blue Springs Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#514 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
81%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.330.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLimestone County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Blue Springs Elementary School is Clements High School (1.8 miles away)
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