Ballast Point Elementary School

Ballast Point Elementary School serves 387 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Ballast Point Elementary School operates within the Hillsborough School District.

Overview

The student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 387 students
Ballast Point Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Ballast Point Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ballast Point Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Ballast Point Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
Ballast Point Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
14%
28%
Ballast Point Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
23%
Ballast Point Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
60%
43%
Ballast Point Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ballast Point Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ballast Point Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.90
Ballast Point Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
25%
49%
Ballast Point Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
8%
Ballast Point Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 201,942 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
20
Number of Students Managed 201,942 9,122
Hillsborough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM n/a
Hillsborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM n/a
Hillsborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $0
Hillsborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $0
Hillsborough School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Robinson High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Madison Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chiaramonte Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tampa Chiaramonte Elementary School
    6001 South Himes Ave
    Tampa , FL , 33611
    (813)272-3066
    0.9  mi  |  382  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Anderson Elementary School
    3910 West Fair Oaks Ave
    Tampa , FL , 33611
    (813)272-3075
    1.4  mi  |  382  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Robinson High School
    Magnet School
    6311 South Lois Ave
    Tampa , FL , 33616
    (813)272-3006
    Magnet School
    1.9  mi  |  1512  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tampa Roosevelt Elementary School
    3205 South Ferdinand Ave
    Tampa , FL , 33629
    (813)272-3090
    2  mi  |  688  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Lanier Elementary School
    4704 West Montgomery Ave
    Tampa , FL , 33616
    (813)272-3060
    2.1  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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