Ballenger Creek Middle School



Ballenger Creek Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballenger Creek Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 238
7 248
8 226
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ballenger Creek Middle School is a public elementary school located in Frederick, MD in the Frederick County Public Schools. It enrolls 712 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 712
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.7

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Ballenger Creek Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(52%)
14,605
(52%)
 Female 344
(48%)
13,731
(48%)

Ballenger Creek Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 395
(55%)
17,564
(62%)
 Black 122
(17%)
3,316
(12%)
 Hispanic 92
(13%)
4,323
(15%)
 Asian 51
(7%)
1,506
(5%)
 Two or More 48
(7%)
1,459
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
106
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
62
(0%)

Ballenger Creek Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 544
(76%)
19,903
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 135
(19%)
7,160
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(5%)
1,273
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ballenger Creek Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.6%) is lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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.

Ballenger Creek Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 702
2006 762
2007 754
2008 734
2009 689
2010 696
2011 707
2012 703
2013 706
2014 713
2015 712

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 17
2007 15.4
2008 14.3
2009 15.5
2010 15.3
2011 13.7
2012 15.5
2013 15.7
2014 16.1
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10683760683761
2006 0.13779527559055
2007 0.13262599469496
2008 0.13896457765668
2009 0.15965166908563
2010 0.18390804597701
2011 0.18387553041018
2012 0.20341394025605
2013 0.20113314447592
2014 0.22720897615708
2015 0.23595505617978

Compare Ballenger Creek Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.6%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ballenger Creek Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 712 15.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 633 16.4:1 1 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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