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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
555
Classroom Teachers
35

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Nebraska

7

(10 is best)

Better than 63.2% 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

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 58
Proficiency in Reading 49 47
Proficiency in Math 79 69

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 57
Proficiency in Reading 61 47
Proficiency in Math 79 68

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 58
Proficiency in Reading 61 51
Proficiency in Math 74.0 65

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.96
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.94
AVG FOR STATE 13.56
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 192 34.6%
Grade 7 157 28.3%
Grade 8 206 37.1%
Total 555 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.5% 93.2% 70.2%
Black 1.3% 1.0% 6.9%
Hispanic 6.1% 4.9% 18.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.5% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.7% 24.4% 43.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.5% 18.6% 34.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 5.8% 8.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 13,137 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 5.3% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.9% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.8% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.8% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 16.2% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,276 748,405
Single Parent Households With Children 8.1% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 90.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.3% 30.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.2% 8.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.6% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.0% 19.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.9% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.2% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 9.2% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,258 $14,462,238 58.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $554 $1,280,294 5.2%
Staff $425 $982,175 4.0%
General Administration $241 $556,951 2.3%
School Administration $450 $1,039,950 4.2%
Operation $950 $2,195,450 8.9%
Transportation $461 $1,065,371 4.3%
Other $194 $448,334 1.8%
Total Support $3,275 $7,568,525 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,129 $2,609,119 10.6%
Total Expenditures $10,662 $24,639,882 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,291 $2,304,108,327 59.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $388 $122,590,686 3.2%
Staff $301 $95,104,282 2.5%
General Administration $305 $96,490,600 2.5%
School Administration $539 $170,476,485 4.4%
Operation $984 $310,986,021 8.1%
Transportation $359 $113,468,566 2.9%
Other $256 $80,929,947 2.1%
Total Support $3,133 $990,015,978 25.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,781 $562,746,637 14.6%
Total Expenditures $12,205 $3,856,865,760 100.0%
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%