Ballenger Creek Middle School

Ballenger Creek Middle School serves 706 students in grades 6 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Ballenger Creek Middle School operates within the Frederick County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 706 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 706 students
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Students (1991-2014)
Gender % Ballenger Creek Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Teachers (1991-2014)
Students by Grade Ballenger Creek Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Ballenger Creek Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
6%
6%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
11%
14%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
14%
35%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
62%
41%
Ballenger Creek Middle School White Students (1991-2014)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ballenger Creek Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.39
Ballenger Creek Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
38%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,648 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,053 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,881 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Frederick County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
26
Number of Students Managed 40,648 15,824
Frederick County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $605 MM $243 MM
Frederick County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $598 MM $239 MM
Frederick County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,053 $14,280
Frederick County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,881 $14,036
Frederick County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Tuscarora High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Crestwood Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orchard Grove Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FrederickOrchard Grove Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 617 students5898 Hannover Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)236-2400
    0.2PK-5617
  • FrederickBallenger Creek Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 661 students5250 Kingsbrook Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)236-2500
    1PK-5661
  • FrederickCrestwood Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 553 students7100 Foxcroft Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)566-9000
    16-8553
  • FrederickTuscarora High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1490 students5312 Ballenger Creek Pk
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)236-6400
    19-121490
  • FrederickTuscarora Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 794 students6321 Lambert Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)566-0000
    1.1KG-5794

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