Blue Ridge Elementary



Blue Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 85
K 82
1 93
2 78
3 79
4 61
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbia, MO in the Columbia 93 School District. It enrolls 541 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Ridge Elementary is the 175th largest public school in Missouri and the 18,266th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 541
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,266th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 175th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 846th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 168th out of 1,258

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Blue Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 293
(54%)
6,748
(52%)
 Female 248
(46%)
6,249
(48%)

Blue Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 179
(33%)
7,776
(60%)
 Black 166
(31%)
2,712
(21%)
 Hispanic 116
(21%)
863
(7%)
 Two or More 53
(10%)
911
(7%)
 Asian 23
(4%)
670
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Blue Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 440
(81%)
6,098
(47%)
 Not Eligible 101
(19%)
6,899
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Blue Ridge Elementary is ranked 53rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 506
2006 516
2007 511
2008 555
2009 543
2010 446
2011 478
2012 512
2013 506
2014 522
2015 541

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 12.2
2007 12.4
2008 14.1
2009 13.9
2010 12.9
2011 14.1
2012 14.5
2013 14
2014 14.2
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62055335968379
2006 0.56201550387597
2007 0.57729941291585
2008 0.59279279279279
2009 0.60036832412523
2010 0.58968609865471
2011 0.581589958159
2012 0.61328125
2013 0.74901185770751
2014 0.80651340996169
2015 0.81330868761553

Compare Blue Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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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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