Blue River Valley Elementary School



Blue River Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue River Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 53
2 51
3 52
4 49
5 41
6 44
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue River Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in New Castle, IN in the Blue River Valley School District. It enrolls 334 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue River Valley Elementary School is the 809th largest public school in Indiana and the 38,154th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 334
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,154th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 809th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 680th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 853rd out of 1,125

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Blue River Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 174
(52%)
174
(52%)
 Female 160
(48%)
160
(48%)

Blue River Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 322
(96%)
322
(96%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Blue River Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 183
(55%)
183
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 131
(39%)
131
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(6%)
20
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Blue River Valley Elementary School is ranked 780th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue River Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Blue River Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 433
2006 413
2007 402
2008 371
2009 353
2010 379
2011 358
2012 334

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 N/A
2007 16.8
2008 15.9
2009 15.1
2010 18.5
2011 15.7
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1108545034642
2006 0.22760290556901
2007 0.25124378109453
2008 0.31266846361186
2009 0.35977337110482
2010 0.37994722955145
2011 0.45530726256983
2012 0.45209580838323

Compare Blue River Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.2%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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