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Gerald Otte Blair Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
555 Jackson St
Blair, NE 68008
Phone
(402) 426-3678
District
BLAIR COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
County
WASHINGTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
523
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Nebraska

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.9% of NE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Gerald Otte Blair Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
52%
52%
49%
62%
55%
57%
52%
52%
49%
62%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
67%
49%
67%
49%
67%
49%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
60%
49%
57%
50%
62%
47%
60%
49%
57%
50%
62%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
16
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 173 33.1%
Grade 7 168 32.1%
Grade 8 182 34.8%
Total 523 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.7% 92.4% 67.5%
Black 0.6% 0.7% 7.1%
Hispanic 5.3% 6.0% 20.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.6% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 0.4% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.7% 24.0% 43.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.7% 17.1% 36.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 6.9% 7.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 13,330 1,961,504
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 87.5 25
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.0% 32.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.7% 24.0%
65 OR OLDER 17.1% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,312 766,663
Single Parent Households With Children 8.5% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 91.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.4% 32.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.6% 11.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.1% 15.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.8% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.8% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.5% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 7.6% 8.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,330 $14,521,020 54.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $733 $1,681,502 6.3%
Staff $386 $885,484 3.3%
General Administration $149 $341,806 1.3%
School Administration $534 $1,224,996 4.6%
Operation $887 $2,034,778 7.6%
Transportation $372 $853,368 3.2%
Other $410 $940,540 3.5%
Total Support $3,470 $7,960,180 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,866 $4,280,604 16.0%
Total Expenditures $11,667 $26,764,098 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,757 $2,518,678,231 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $595 $193,116,512 4.1%
Staff $374 $121,332,582 2.6%
General Administration $305 $98,995,747 2.1%
School Administration $641 $207,989,749 4.4%
Operation $1,142 $370,843,506 7.9%
Transportation $382 $124,156,729 2.6%
Other $665 $215,932,660 4.6%
Total Support $4,103 $1,332,253,167 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,574 $835,809,178 17.8%
Total Expenditures $14,434 $4,686,747,086 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%