Balch



Balch Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Balch Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 59
2 70
3 66
4 49
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Balch is a public elementary school located in Norwood, MA in the Norwood School District. It enrolls 293 students in grades 1st through 12th. Balch is the 811th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 42,187th largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 293
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.2

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Balch Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 152
(52%)
1,271
(51%)
 Female 141
(48%)
1,214
(49%)

Balch Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 159
(54%)
1,702
(68%)
 Hispanic 80
(27%)
254
(10%)
 Black 32
(11%)
260
(10%)
 Asian 13
(4%)
218
(9%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
49
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Balch Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 2,485
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Balch Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 262
2006 276
2007 251
2008 245
2009 259
2010 282
2011 252
2012 254
2013 275
2014 297
2015 293

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 10.6
2007 10.3
2008 10.1
2009 12.3
2010 14.3
2011 11.1
2012 11.2
2013 11.2
2014 12.9
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27862595419847
2006 0.30434782608696
2007 0.29083665338645
2008 0.34285714285714
2009 0.36293436293436
2010 0.3758865248227
2011 0.4047619047619
2012 0.39370078740157
2013 0.48
2014 0.50505050505051
2015

Compare Balch to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 01 - 05 293 12.1:1  
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Public PK - KG 393 16.7:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 259 12.6:1 2 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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