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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 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
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
954
Classroom Teachers
61

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Kentucky

9

(10 is best)

Better than 80.5% of KY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
41%
52%
46%
42%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
13
16
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 280 29.4%
Grade 10 220 23.1%
Grade 11 238 24.9%
Grade 12 213 22.3%
Total 954 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 90.5% 91.0% 78.1%
Black 4.3% 4.4% 11.3%
Hispanic 3.9% 3.8% 8.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.7% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.9% 56.5% 56.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.4% 55.2% 53.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.5% 1.3% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 20,973 4,505,836
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,426.6 113
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.2% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.9% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 20.1% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,821 1,748,053
Single Parent Households With Children 14.0% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.9% 87.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.4% 25.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.8% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.6% 13.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.8% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.6% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.6% 15.6%
$15,000 or less 21.2% 13.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,662 $22,537,546 54.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $393 $1,329,519 3.2%
Staff $1,157 $3,914,131 9.5%
General Administration $440 $1,488,520 3.6%
School Administration $436 $1,474,988 3.6%
Operation $1,067 $3,609,661 8.7%
Transportation $427 $1,444,541 3.5%
Other $137 $463,471 1.1%
Total Support $4,057 $13,724,831 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,489 $5,037,287 12.2%
Total Expenditures $12,208 $41,299,664 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,790 $4,473,393,050 51.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $580 $381,793,227 4.4%
Staff $610 $402,155,310 4.6%
General Administration $257 $169,387,456 1.9%
School Administration $697 $459,047,513 5.3%
Operation $971 $639,804,069 7.3%
Transportation $673 $443,313,756 5.1%
Other $305 $200,895,056 2.3%
Total Support $4,093 $2,696,354,828 30.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,381 $1,568,612,525 18.0%
Total Expenditures $13,264 $8,738,199,658 100.0%
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%