Blue Ridge Early College



Blue Ridge Early College Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Ridge Early College Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 29
8 25
9 33
10 22
11 35
12 27

Blue Ridge Early College is a public high school of the Jackson County Public Schools located in Cashiers, NC. It has 178 students in grades 7th through 13th. Blue Ridge Early College is the 523rd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 17,884th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 178
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.5

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Blue Ridge Early College Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 95
(53%)
662
(51%)
 Female 83
(47%)
635
(49%)

Blue Ridge Early College Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 133
(75%)
1,026
(79%)
 Hispanic 42
(24%)
119
(9%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
94
(7%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
24
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
20
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Blue Ridge Early College Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(98%)
615
(47%)
 Not Eligible 3
(2%)
591
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
91
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Blue Ridge Early College is ranked 400th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Ridge Early College students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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 Early College Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 123
2010 136
2011 146
2012 153
2013 177
2014 177
2015 178

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 10.2
2010 13
2011 15.4
2012 16.1
2013 16.5
2014 16.4
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.54471544715447
2010 0.52941176470588
2011 0.56849315068493
2012 0.62091503267974
2013 0.55367231638418
2014 0.62146892655367
2015 0.98314606741573

Compare Blue Ridge Early College to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 98.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Blue Ridge Early College
Cashiers, NC
Public 07 - 13 178 14.2:1  
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Public KG - 12 334 10.6:1 8 miles
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Public 09 - 13 144 36:1 16 miles
Macon Early College High School
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Public 09 - 12 972 16:1 16 miles
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Public 07 - 12 122 10.8:1 16 miles
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