Blue River Elementary



Blue River Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue River Elementary Students by Grade
PK 22
K 58
1 66
2 93
3 62
4 84
5 73
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 458 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue River Elementary is the 154th largest public school in Kansas and the 26,068th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 458
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,068th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 154th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 523rd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 182nd out of 706

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Blue River Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 248
(54%)
7,958
(52%)
 Female 210
(46%)
7,296
(48%)

Blue River Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 348
(76%)
11,145
(73%)
 Asian 41
(9%)
2,004
(13%)
 Hispanic 33
(7%)
885
(6%)
 Two or More 21
(5%)
651
(4%)
 Black 13
(3%)
501
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Blue River Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 420
(92%)
13,902
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
937
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(3%)
415
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Blue River Elementary is ranked 688th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue River Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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
2013 506
2014 470
2015 458

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
2013 17.3
2014 15.9
2015 15.8

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
2013 0.12648221343874
2014 0.093617021276596
2015 0.08296943231441

Compare Blue River Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.3%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 458 15.8:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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