Blue River Elementary



Blue River Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue River Elementary Students by Grade
PK 18
K 59
1 67
2 67
3 94
4 97
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue River Elementary is a public elementary school located in Overland Park, KS in the Blue Valley School District. It enrolls 496 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue River Elementary is the 105th largest public school in Kansas and the 21,889th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 496
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,889th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 105th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 577th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 138th out of 692

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Blue River Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 254
(51%)
7,839
(51%)
 Female 242
(49%)
7,385
(49%)

Blue River Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 404
(81%)
11,772
(77%)
 Asian 41
(8%)
1,637
(11%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
746
(5%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
575
(4%)
 Black 8
(2%)
425
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
55
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Blue River Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 441
(89%)
13,932
(92%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(7%)
905
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
387
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Blue River Elementary is ranked 621st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue River Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 722
2006 586
2007 599
2008 614
2009 563
2010 539
2011 521
2012 496

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 14.6
2007 16
2008 17.3
2009 17.4
2010 16.6
2011 14.1
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.022160664819945
2006 0.023890784982935
2007 0.025041736227045
2008 0.045602605863192
2009 0.051509769094139
2010 0.068645640074212
2011 0.080614203454894
2012 0.11088709677419

Compare Blue River Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.1%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Blue River Elementary
Overland Park, KS
Public PK - 05 496 16.3:1  
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Public KG - 05 489 14.3:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 541 15.8:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 08 659 18:1 3 miles
Lakewood Elementary
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Public KG - 05 638 17.7:1 3 miles
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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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