Ballard Elementary School



Ballard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 68
1 86
2 66
3 68
4 72
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ballard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bradenton, FL in the Manatee School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ballard Elementary School is the 1,688th largest public school in Florida and the 28,629th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,629th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,688th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 848th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,675th out of 2,205

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Ballard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 227
(53%)
17,926
(51%)
 Female 202
(47%)
17,122
(49%)

Ballard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 154
(36%)
11,183
(32%)
 White 128
(30%)
17,085
(49%)
 Black 116
(27%)
5,040
(14%)
 Two or More 29
(7%)
1,082
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
581
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Ballard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 368
(86%)
18,084
(52%)
 Not Eligible 44
(10%)
14,862
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
2,102
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Ballard Elementary School is ranked 1,072nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Ballard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 581
2006 503
2007 467
2008 440
2009 377
2010 400
2011 438
2012 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 12.6
2007 11.4
2008 12.6
2009 14
2010 14.3
2011 15.1
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74010327022375
2006 0.77733598409543
2007 0.8051391862955
2008 0.88409090909091
2009 0.92572944297082
2010 0.8825
2011 0.86529680365297
2012 0.8974358974359

Compare Ballard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 89.7%
 

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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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