Ballman Elementary School



Ballman Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballman Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 40
1 47
2 51
3 52
4 38
5 30
6 28
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ballman Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Smith, AR in the Fort Smith School District. It enrolls 326 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ballman Elementary School is the 390th largest public school in Arkansas and the 39,249th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 326
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,249th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 390th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 347th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 423rd out of 548

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Ballman Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 169
(52%)
4,180
(50%)
 Female 157
(48%)
4,118
(50%)

Ballman Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 165
(51%)
3,435
(41%)
 Hispanic 84
(26%)
2,922
(35%)
 Two or More 37
(11%)
479
(6%)
 Black 28
(9%)
977
(12%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
385
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
85
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Ballman Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(69%)
5,848
(70%)
 Not Eligible 78
(24%)
1,771
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Ballman Elementary School is ranked 323rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballman Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 67.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Ballman Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 351
2006 342
2007 335
2008 340
2009 325
2010 344
2011 306
2012 324
2013 343
2014 273
2015 326

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.2
2007 12.9
2008 14.2
2009 13.8
2010 16.2
2011 14.7
2012 14.1
2013 16.7
2014 14.9
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57264957264957
2006 0.67251461988304
2007 0.65074626865672
2008 0.62352941176471
2009 0.66769230769231
2010 0.7093023255814
2011 0.70915032679739
2012 0.72530864197531
2013 0.69096209912536
2014 0.6996336996337
2015 0.76073619631902

Compare Ballman Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 76.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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