Balch Springs Middle School



Balch Springs Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Balch Springs Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 452
7 469
8 476
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Balch Springs Middle School is a public elementary school located in Balch Springs, TX in the Dallas Independent School District. It enrolls 1,397 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,397
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 85

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Balch Springs Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 736
(53%)
61,201
(51%)
 Female 661
(47%)
57,685
(49%)

Balch Springs Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,116
(80%)
83,628
(70%)
 Black 235
(17%)
26,840
(23%)
 White 31
(2%)
5,780
(5%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
691
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
392
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1,483
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
72
(0%)

Balch Springs Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,342
(96%)
103,456
(87%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(3%)
2,676
(2%)
 Not Eligible 17
(1%)
12,754
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Balch Springs Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Balch Springs Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 1279
2013 1387
2014 1459
2015 1397

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 17.6
2013 17.6
2014 17
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.96325254104769
2013 0.95962509012257
2014 0.95887594242632
2015 0.98783106657122

Compare Balch Springs Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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Public 06 - 08 1,397 16.4:1  
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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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