Ballard Memorial High School

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
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 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Black
3%
11%
White
93%
81%
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 0.23
Ballard Memorial High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,467 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% 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 2,353
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: 2013 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BarlowBallard County Middle School
    3565 Paducah Rd
    BarlowKY 42024
    (270)665-8400
    0 mi | 326 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BarlowBallard County Elementary School
    3383 Paducah Rd
    BarlowKY 42024
    (270)665-8400
    0.2 mi | 568 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • La CenterBallard Co. Preschool/headstart Center
    455 Olive St
    La CenterKY 42056
    (270)665-8400
    1.3 mi | 146 students | Gr. PK                      
  • MoundsMeridian High School
    208 Valley Rd
    MoundsIL 62964
    (618)342-6773
    10.5 mi | 156 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CairoFive Co Vocational Sys-adult Education High School
    Vocational School
    1615 Commercial Ave
    CairoIL 62914
    (618)734-4211
    Vocational School

    10.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Kentucky public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.23, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Kentucky is Paducah Independent School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.