Blatchley Middle School

  • Blatchley Middle School serves 270 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is equal to the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Blatchley Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is equal to the Alaska state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Blatchley Middle School's student population of 270 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blatchley Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blatchley Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blatchley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
29%
23%
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Asian
11%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Blatchley Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
48%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blatchley Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
7%
10%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blatchley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.670.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blatchley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blatchley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSitka School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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