Ball Ground Elementary School



Ball Ground Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ball Ground Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 71
1 68
2 78
3 72
4 73
5 69
6 71
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ball Ground Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ball Ground, GA in the Cherokee County School District. It enrolls 529 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ball Ground Elementary School is the 829th largest public school in Georgia and the 18,896th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 529
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,896th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 829th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,145th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,033rd out of 1,342

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Ball Ground Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(55%)
12,974
(51%)
 Female 240
(45%)
12,220
(49%)

Ball Ground Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 491
(93%)
18,149
(72%)
 Hispanic 23
(4%)
3,988
(16%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
814
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
439
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
1,729
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
57
(0%)

Ball Ground Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 326
(62%)
16,696
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(31%)
7,162
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(7%)
1,336
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Ball Ground Elementary School is ranked 1,133rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ball Ground Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.4%) is lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Ball Ground Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 433
2007 422
2008 425
2009 440
2010 426
2011 405
2012 529

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14
2007 12.1
2008 13.4
2009 15.1
2010 15.2
2011 14.5
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29481132075472
2006 0.30023094688222
2007 0.31279620853081
2008 0.33882352941176
2009 0.35909090909091
2010 0.33098591549296
2011 0.36049382716049
2012 0.38374291115312

Compare Ball Ground Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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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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