Blue Grass Elementary



Blue Grass Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Grass Elementary Students by Grade
PK 18
K 121
1 138
2 132
3 118
4 145
5 121
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 793 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Grass Elementary is the 93rd largest public school in Tennessee and the 4,274th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 793
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,274th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 93rd out of 1,049
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 1,009th out of 1,038
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 259th out of 1,038

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former BGE Alumni

Blue Grass Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 411
(52%)
21,737
(52%)
 Female 382
(48%)
20,233
(48%)

Blue Grass Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 684
(86%)
31,068
(74%)
 Asian 36
(5%)
872
(2%)
 Two or More 28
(4%)
1,174
(3%)
 Hispanic 25
(3%)
2,774
(7%)
 Black 18
(2%)
5,943
(14%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
86
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
53
(0%)

Blue Grass Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 640
(81%)
20,954
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 111
(14%)
18,611
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(5%)
2,405
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,040 ranked schools in Tennessee, Blue Grass Elementary is ranked 880th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Grass Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Blue Grass Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.2% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Blue Grass Elementary
Knoxville, TN
Public KG - 05 793 19.6:1  
A L Lotts Elementary
Knoxville, TN
Public KG - 05 1,123 18.4:1 1 miles
West Valley Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Public 06 - 08 1,140 18.7:1 2 miles
Cedar Springs Weekday School
Knoxville, TN
Private PK - 05 237 14:1 3 miles
Annoor Academy
Knoxville, TN
Private PK - 08 136 10:1 3 miles
West End Kindergarten
Knoxville, TN
Private PK - KG 94 18:1 4 miles
West Hills Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
Knoxville, TN
Private PK - TK 158 9:1 4 miles
Christian Academy of Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Private PK - 12 1,165 12:1 4 miles
Rocky Hill Elementary
Knoxville, TN
Public KG - 05 688 17.9:1 4 miles
Rivers Edge Christian Academy
Knoxville, TN
Private PK - 10 231 8:1 4 miles
Cedar Bluff Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Public 06 - 08 601 17.7:1 5 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2018. ElementarySchools.org.