Bluffs Middle School

27 East 23rd Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bluffs Middle School serves 790 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bluffs Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Bluffs Middle School's student population of 790 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Bluffs Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bluffs Middle School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#750 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
44%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
50%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScottsbluff School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bluffs Middle School is Scottsbluff Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Meridian School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Heights Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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