Blue Ridge Elementary School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Blue Ridge Elementary School
Blue Ridge Elementary School is a vibrant and welcoming school located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our school is a Pre-K through 5th grade educational institution that strives to provide an enriching and stimulating learning environment for all students. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment where students can reach their fullest potential.
At Blue Ridge Elementary School, we believe that every child has the right to a quality education and we strive to provide the best possible educational experience for our students. We offer a comprehensive curriculum that is designed to meet the needs of all students, regardless of their individual learning styles. We also offer a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs that allow students to explore their interests and develop their talents.
We are proud to be part of the Blue Ridge Mountains community and strive to make our school an integral part of the local culture. We are committed to fostering a positive and supportive learning environment that encourages creative thinking and collaboration. We are also committed to providing our students with the necessary tools and resources to become successful citizens in our community.
3050 Porter Mountain Road
Lakeside, AZ 85929
Pre-K – 6
Overview Blue Ridge Elementary School
Blue Ridge Elementary School serves 768 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Blue Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Blue Ridge Elementary School
Blue Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Blue Ridge Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.