Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences



Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 48
2 37
3 37
4 25
5 24
6 23
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences is a public elementary school located in El Centro, CA in the El Centro Elementary School District. It enrolls 238 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences is the 5,359th largest public school in California and the 45,962nd largest nationally. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 238
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,962nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,359th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,689th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,397th out of 6,159

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Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 128
(54%)
2,410
(49%)
 Male 110
(46%)
2,509
(51%)

Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 215
(90%)
4,496
(91%)
 White 19
(8%)
206
(4%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
110
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
30
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
64
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 201
(84%)
1,137
(23%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 37
(16%)
3,266
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
516
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences is ranked 5,508th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 80
2010 109
2011 140
2012 238

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 16
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 23.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.7875
2010 0.87155963302752
2011 0.97857142857143
2012 0.15546218487395

Compare Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 238 23.8:1  
Desert Garden Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 361 25.8:1 1 miles
Margaret Hedrick Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 483 29.3:1 1 miles
Harding Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 505 26.6:1 1 miles
St Mary S School
El Centro, CA
Private PK - 08 232 15:1 2 miles
Lincoln Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 378 27:1 2 miles
Washington Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 426 26.6:1 2 miles
De Anza Magnet
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 08 484 29.7:1 2 miles
Imperial County Special Education
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 12 325 11.2:1 2 miles
Imperial County Juvenile Hall/Community
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 12 215 30.7:1 2 miles
Sunflower Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 429 28.6:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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