Blackford Junior High School

  • Blackford Junior High School serves 238 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blackford Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Blackford Junior High School's student population of 238 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students238 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackford Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Blackford Junior High School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#922 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
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13%
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White
94%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.110.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlackford County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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