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 62
1 40
2 45
3 35
4 35
5 34
6 37
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 288 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences is the 5,221st largest public school in California and the 42,607th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,607th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,221st out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 573rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,793rd out of 6,257

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Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 154
(53%)
2,518
(48%)
 Male 134
(47%)
2,683
(52%)

Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 256
(89%)
4,847
(93%)
 White 19
(7%)
208
(4%)
 Black 8
(3%)
64
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 173
(60%)
3,710
(71%)
 Not Eligible 90
(31%)
1,054
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(9%)
437
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences is ranked 3,970th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

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
2013 275
2014 229
2015 288

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
2013 21.2
2014 16.4
2015 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.7875
2010 0.87155963302752
2011 0.97857142857143
2012 0.15546218487395
2013 N/A
2014 0.67248908296943
2015 0.6875

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 68.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 288 19.2:1  
Desert Garden Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 361 27.8:1 1 miles
De Anza Magnet
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 08 478 27.3:1 1 miles
Harding Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 517 24.6:1 1 miles
Imperial Valley Home School Academy
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 08 100 40:1 2 miles
St Mary S School
El Centro, CA
Private PK - 08 246 16:1 2 miles
Lincoln Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 368 25.4:1 2 miles
Washington Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 412 25:1 2 miles
Valley Academy
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 12 209 32.6:1 2 miles
Margaret Hedrick Elementary
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 06 532 28.8:1 2 miles
Imperial County Special Education
El Centro, CA
Public KG - 12 366 11.8:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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