955 Cherry St
Blanchester, OH 45107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Blanchester Middle School serves 393 students in grades 6-8.
Blanchester Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

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Blanchester Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

Blanchester Middle School's student population of 393 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Blanchester Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Blanchester Middle School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1930 out of 3233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
97%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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