Blue Grass Elementary



Blue Grass Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Grass Elementary Students by Grade
PK 4
K 83
1 80
2 101
3 110
4 118
5 119
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Grass Elementary is a public elementary school located in Knoxville, TN in the Knox County School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Grass Elementary is the 250th largest public school in Tennessee and the 12,676th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,676th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 250th out of 1,067
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 804th out of 1,065
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 309th out of 1,065

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Blue Grass Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 312
(51%)
20,346
(48%)
 Male 303
(49%)
21,651
(52%)

Blue Grass Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 527
(86%)
29,761
(71%)
 Hispanic 27
(4%)
3,686
(9%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
927
(2%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
1,733
(4%)
 Black 18
(3%)
5,783
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
46
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
61
(0%)

Blue Grass Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 527
(86%)
21,330
(51%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 88
(14%)
20,667
(49%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,041 ranked schools in Tennessee, Blue Grass Elementary is ranked 955th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Grass Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.6%. 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 Grass Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 794
2006 826
2007 738
2008 728
2009 737
2010 770
2011 782
2012 793
2013 707
2014 638
2015 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.6
2007 17.2
2008 17.1
2009 17.6
2010 18.2
2011 20.1
2012 19.6
2013 19.1
2014 16.9
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.081863979848866
2006 0.092009685230024
2007 0.097560975609756
2008 0.10851648351648
2009 0.13432835820896
2010 0.14415584415584
2011 0.16368286445013
2012 0.19293820933165
2013 0.22630834512023
2014 0.141065830721
2015 0.14308943089431

Compare Blue Grass Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.6% 14.2:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 

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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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