Blue Ridge Elementary



Blue Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 10
K 33
1 36
2 27
3 34
4 41
5 33
6 35
7 31
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ararat, VA in the Patrick County Public Schools. It enrolls 280 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Ridge Elementary is the 1,024th largest public school in Virginia and the 43,264th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,264th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,024th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 147th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 973rd out of 1,156

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Blue Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 155
(55%)
1,036
(52%)
 Female 125
(45%)
938
(48%)

Blue Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(89%)
1,564
(79%)
 Hispanic 24
(9%)
126
(6%)
 Black 5
(2%)
181
(9%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
70
(4%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Blue Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 166
(59%)
804
(41%)
 Not Eligible 96
(34%)
1,062
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
108
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Blue Ridge Elementary is ranked 669th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.7%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 273
2006 263
2007 259
2008 274
2009 253
2010 245
2011 265
2012 252
2013 252
2014 260
2015 280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 12.8
2007 14.3
2008 15.1
2009 14.1
2010 14.3
2011 13
2012 13.3
2013 12.9
2014 12.4
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63369963369963
2006 0.63498098859316
2007 0.65250965250965
2008 0.67153284671533
2009 0.66403162055336
2010 0.68163265306122
2011 0.67924528301887
2012 0.69047619047619
2013 0.67063492063492
2014 0.62307692307692
2015 0.65714285714286

Compare Blue Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.7%
 

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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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