Ballard Community Middle School



Ballard Community Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballard Community Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 120
7 132
8 135
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ballard Community Middle School is a public elementary school located in Huxley, IA in the Ballard Community School District. It enrolls 387 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 387
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.52

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Ballard Community Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 213
(55%)
621
(52%)
 Female 174
(45%)
562
(48%)

Ballard Community Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 370
(96%)
1,116
(94%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
33
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
18
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ballard Community Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 315
(81%)
941
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(16%)
201
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
41
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ballard Community Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Ballard Community Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 233
2006 223
2007 215
2008 210
2009 231
2010 244
2011 378
2012 387

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 16.2
2007 15.9
2008 15.2
2009 17.1
2010 17.7
2011 14.4
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20171673819742
2006 0.20627802690583
2007 0.14418604651163
2008 0.15714285714286
2009 0.18614718614719
2010 0.1844262295082
2011 0.19047619047619
2012 0.18604651162791

Compare Ballard Community Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ballard Community Middle School
Huxley, IA
Public 06 - 08 387 14.6:1  
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Public 03 - 05 381 15:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 303 14.9:1 10 miles
Ashland Ridge Elementary
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Public PK - 05 665 19.6:1 10 miles
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Public KG - 05 423 13.6:1 10 miles
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Private PK - 05 293 19:1 11 miles
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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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