Bluefield Family: School Review

The Bluefield family of schools includes the following schools:

  • Bluefield Senior High School, grades 10 to 12
  • East Wiltshire Intermediate School, grades 7 to 9
  • Central Queens Elementary School, Kindergarten (K) to Grade 6
  • Eliot River Elementary School, grades 4 to 6
  • Englewood School, K to Grade 9
  • Gulf Shore Consolidated School, K to Grade 9
  • Westwood Primary School, K to Grade 3

Current and Projected Utilization

The schools were built to serve a total of 3,535 students and current capacity is 3,556. Currently the schools are operating at 85% of their total capacity and this is expected to decrease to 81% in 2022.

Bar graph showing current and projected utilization numbers for the Bluefield family of schools

Current and Projected Enrolment

Total enrolment in the family of schools is now 3,009 and is expected to decrease to 2,879 in 2022. 

Bar graph showing current and projected enrollment numbers for the Bluefield family of schools

Demographics

The number of children from birth to age 17 in the family's catchment area grew from 4,103 in 2010 to 4,147 in 2016 and is projected to decrease to 4,108 in 2022. The number of children in the catchment area aged 5 to 17 grew from 3,042 in 2010 to 3,110 in 2016 and is projected to decrease to 3,054 in 2,022.

 

Published date: 
September 23, 2016