Paul G. Blazer High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1500 Blazer Blvd
Ashland, KY 41102
Phone
(606) 327-6040
District
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
County
BOYD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
889
Classroom Teachers
59

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Kentucky

5

(10 is best)

Better than 41.4% of KY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Paul G. Blazer High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 58
Proficiency in Reading 58 66
Proficiency in Math 28 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.17
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.70
AVG FOR STATE 16.39
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 259 29.1%
Grade 10 205 23.1%
Grade 11 220 24.7%
Grade 12 204 22.9%
Total 889 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.8% 92.1% 81.1%
Black 5.2% 4.3% 11.0%
Hispanic 1.4% 2.7% 6.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.7% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.8% 61.1% 59.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.9% 55.0% 54.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 6.1% 5.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,274 4,454,189
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,447.1 112
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.7% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.9% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.6% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 26.8%
65 OR OLDER 18.2% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,129 1,724,514
Single Parent Households With Children 12.4% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.7% 85.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.2% 23.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.5% 6.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.9% 11.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.1% 11.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.9% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.4% 17.3%
$15,000 or less 22.1% 15.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,054 $16,385,068 38.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $292 $946,664 2.2%
Staff $1,161 $3,763,962 8.8%
General Administration $223 $722,966 1.7%
School Administration $378 $1,225,476 2.9%
Operation $768 $2,489,856 5.8%
Transportation $233 $755,386 1.8%
Other $135 $437,670 1.0%
Total Support $3,189 $10,338,738 24.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,935 $15,999,270 37.4%
Total Expenditures $13,179 $42,726,318 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,331 $3,659,948,962 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $437 $299,702,883 4.1%
Staff $516 $354,524,558 4.8%
General Administration $222 $152,187,538 2.1%
School Administration $541 $371,218,226 5.1%
Operation $849 $582,667,123 7.9%
Transportation $604 $414,749,743 5.6%
Other $248 $170,413,703 2.3%
Total Support $3,416 $2,345,506,084 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,953 $1,340,737,627 18.3%
Total Expenditures $10,699 $7,346,178,982 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%