Paul G. Blazer High School

  • Paul G. Blazer High School serves 887 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Paul G. Blazer High School's student population of 887 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students887 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul G. Blazer High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paul G. Blazer High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#743 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
91%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.39
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Graduation Rate
92%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAshland Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Haha that comment up there is such a lie. Blazer is a very good high school. I currently attend there and plan on going there until I graduate. All the teachers are nice, and very respectful. If you ask with a problem they help you, even if it's personal. Blazers faculty really cares about the students well being and are trying to make sure every single student is treated correctly and graduate. I recommend attending blazer. It's great. Plus they remodeled the campus and it looms awesome now! That shows they care about their students.
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Blazer is not a highly thought of high school. I currently attend and plan to transfer this summer. Some of the teachers sleep during class and will not help when you ask. There are many drinkers and drug addicts that attend. The environment is terrible, brutal fights daily and cursing comes out of alot of students and some teachers mouths. I do not reccomend going to Paul G. Blazer (Ashland) High School!
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