Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Blue Ridge ISD: A

Total students

261

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Blue Ridge ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.2 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 90%

Blue Ridge High School is a high school in Blue Ridge, TX, in the Blue Ridge ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 261 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 28.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,876, which is $785 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Blue Ridge High School was 1085. The average ACT score was 19.1. In the Class of 2019, 98.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.8%.

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Contact information

Website

www.brisd.net

Address

11020 Cr 504
Blue Ridge, TX 75424-9730

Office phone number

(972) 752-5554

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Blue Ridge High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

261

African American

1 (0.4%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.8%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.4%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

71 (27.2%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 29.5%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

175 (67%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 65%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

11 (4.2%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.4%

American Indian

0.8%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

27.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

67.0%

Two or more races

4.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

28.7 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 32.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

44.8 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 52.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

28.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

44.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

91.6 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 28.5%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

7.7 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.8 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

5.0%

Career and technical

91.6%

Gifted and talented

7.7%

Special education

13.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

B

Blue Ridge ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Blue Ridge ISD: B

School progress

B

Blue Ridge ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

Blue Ridge ISD: A

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.2 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

92.3 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

92.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.8 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

1 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

0 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Blue Ridge ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Blue Ridge ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1085

Blue Ridge ISD: 1085

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.1

Blue Ridge ISD: 19.1

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2019.

Reading

54.4 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 54.4%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

35.1 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 35.1%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

31.6 %

Blue Ridge ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

54.4%

Math

35.1%

Reading + Math

31.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

22.3

African American

0.9 (4.2%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

21.3 (95.8%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

16.4 (73.7%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 77.8%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4.9 (21.8%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (4.5%)

Blue Ridge ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

11.7

Blue Ridge ISD: 14.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Blue Ridge ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$57,876

Blue Ridge ISD: $54,993

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$41,960

Blue Ridge ISD: $40,806

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$53,881

Blue Ridge ISD: $51,492

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$50,528

Blue Ridge ISD: $50,783

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$63,645

Blue Ridge ISD: $58,413

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$63,182

Blue Ridge ISD: $61,550

Statewide: $65,449

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