Ballard Memorial High School

3561 Paducah Rd,

Barlow, KY, 42024-9529

Tel: (270)665-8400
Grades: 9-12

427 students

Ballard Memorial High School serves 427 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Ballard Memorial High School operates within the Ballard County School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 427 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Ballard Memorial High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ballard Memorial High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Ballard Memorial High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Ballard Memorial High School Asian (2000-2005)
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Ballard Memorial High School Hispanic (1989-2010)
Black
3%
11%
Ballard Memorial High School Black (1988-2012)
White
93%
81%
Ballard Memorial High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ballard Memorial High School Sch Ethnicity Ballard Memorial High 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.
0.13 0.33
Ballard Memorial High 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.
35%
46%
Ballard Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Ballard Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,467 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Ballard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 1,467 2,354
Ballard County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 79%
Ballard County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $24 MM
Ballard County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $23 MM
Ballard County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,777 $10,129
Ballard County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,841 $9,906
Ballard County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Meridian High School (10.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ballard County Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ballard County Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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