Blue Ball Elementary School



Blue Ball Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Ball Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 82
2 93
3 98
4 79
5 90
6 96
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Ball Elementary School is a public elementary school located in East Earl, PA in the Eastern Lancaster County School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Ball Elementary School is the 344th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 12,676th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,676th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 344th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,470th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 537th out of 1,773

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Blue Ball Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 316
(51%)
1,095
(52%)
 Female 299
(49%)
1,015
(48%)

Blue Ball Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 525
(85%)
1,709
(81%)
 Hispanic 46
(7%)
212
(10%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
54
(3%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
60
(3%)
 Black 12
(2%)
65
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)

Blue Ball Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 359
(58%)
1,235
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 224
(36%)
744
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
131
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Blue Ball Elementary School is ranked 601st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Ball Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Blue Ball Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 412
2006 422
2007 590
2008 586
2009 593
2010 609
2011 587
2012 612
2013 630
2014 634
2015 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 18.5
2007 15.8
2008 17.5
2009 17.2
2010 17
2011 16
2012 16.6
2013 17.1
2014 17.6
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21601941747573
2006 0.24407582938389
2007 0.24576271186441
2008 0.24744027303754
2009 0.27993254637437
2010 0.2495894909688
2011 0.32538330494037
2012 0.31372549019608
2013 0.35079365079365
2014 0.39432176656151
2015 0.41626016260163

Compare Blue Ball Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.6%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Blue Ball Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 615 17.1:1  
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Summitview Christian School
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Private 01 - 10 51 10:1 7 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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