Ballard Elementary



Ballard Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballard Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 16
2 15
3 20
4 19
5 17
6 18
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ballard Elementary is a public elementary school located in Solvang, CA in the Ballard Elementary School District. It enrolls 124 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ballard Elementary is the 5,800th largest public school in California and the 52,076th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 124
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,076th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,800th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 411th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,752nd out of 6,257

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Ballard Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 64
(52%)
64
(52%)
 Male 60
(48%)
60
(48%)

Ballard Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 105
(85%)
105
(85%)
 Hispanic 16
(13%)
16
(13%)
 Asian 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ballard Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 121
(98%)
121
(98%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ballard Elementary is ranked 6,209th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballard Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 117
2006 111
2007 108
2008 108
2009 115
2010 118
2011 113
2012 117
2013 104
2014 132
2015 124

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 17.1
2007 13.5
2008 13.5
2009 14.4
2010 N/A
2011 16.1
2012 15.6
2013 14.9
2014 18.9
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 0.018518518518519
2009 0.008695652173913
2010 0.025423728813559
2011 0.026548672566372
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 0.022727272727273
2015 0.024193548387097

Compare Ballard Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Ballard Elementary
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Public KG - 06 124 17.7:1  
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Public KG - 08 172 14.3:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 08 570 25.7:1 4 miles
Oak Valley Elementary
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Public KG - 05 393 20.7:1 6 miles
Jonata Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 219 18.1:1 6 miles
The Family School
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Private PK - 05 102 12:1 7 miles
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Public KG - 08 124 13.3:1 12 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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