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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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
507
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Nebraska

8

(10 is best)

Better than 78.0% of NE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 51
Proficiency in Reading 57 47
Proficiency in Math 65 54

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 48
Proficiency in Reading 63 47
Proficiency in Math 68 49

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 50
Proficiency in Reading 57 50
Proficiency in Math 57.0 49

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.92
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.75
AVG FOR STATE 13.53
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 163 32.1%
Grade 7 186 36.7%
Grade 8 158 31.2%
Total 507 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.5% 92.1% 69.2%
Black 1.4% 0.9% 7.1%
Hispanic 5.7% 6.0% 19.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.5% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.5% 1.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.5% 24.9% 43.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.4% 19.3% 35.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 5.6% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 13,141 1,920,076
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 86.3 25
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.4% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.8% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.4% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 17.0% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,269 748,405
Single Parent Households With Children 8.7% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.2% 90.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.1% 30.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.2% 8.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.4% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.6% 19.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.8% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 10.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,258 $14,700,042 59.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $513 $1,205,037 4.9%
Staff $343 $805,707 3.3%
General Administration $178 $418,122 1.7%
School Administration $507 $1,190,943 4.9%
Operation $875 $2,055,375 8.4%
Transportation $322 $756,378 3.1%
Other $298 $700,002 2.9%
Total Support $3,038 $7,136,262 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,145 $2,689,605 11.0%
Total Expenditures $10,441 $24,525,909 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,701 $2,455,582,533 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $480 $152,936,813 3.4%
Staff $324 $103,451,323 2.3%
General Administration $326 $103,859,000 2.3%
School Administration $575 $183,463,020 4.1%
Operation $1,026 $327,199,974 7.3%
Transportation $362 $115,411,814 2.6%
Other $289 $92,252,003 2.1%
Total Support $3,383 $1,078,580,223 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,982 $950,761,532 21.2%
Total Expenditures $14,066 $4,485,003,925 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%