Bluford Elementary School

  • Bluford Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bluford Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Bluford Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Bluford Elementary School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bluford Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bluford Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2381 out of 2555 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bluford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bluford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
85%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bluford Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bluford Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bluford Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.270.67
This chart display the diversity score of Bluford Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bluford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bluford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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