Ballard Memorial High School

Ballard Memorial High School serves 411 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% 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 411 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 411 students
Ballard Memorial High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Ballard Memorial High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ballard Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 13:1 15:1
Ballard Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
3%
11%
Ballard Memorial High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
94%
81%
Ballard Memorial High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Ballard Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ballard Memorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY 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.
0.12 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%
48%
Ballard Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Ballard Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,448 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,777 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,841 is less than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District Name Ballard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 1,448 2,323
Ballard County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 86% 79%
Ballard County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $24 MM
Ballard County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $23 MM
Ballard County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,777 $10,129
Ballard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,841 $9,906
Ballard County School District 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BarlowBallard County Middle School
    3565 Paducah Rd
    BarlowKY 42024
    (270)665-8400
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 339 students                      
  • BarlowBallard County Elementary School
    3383 Paducah Rd
    BarlowKY 42024
    (270)665-8400
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 548 students                      
  • La CenterBallard Co. Preschool/headstart Center
    455 Olive St
    La CenterKY 42056
    (270)665-8400
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK | 150 students                      
  • MoundsMeridian High School
    1401 Mounds Rd
    MoundsIL 62964
    (618)342-6778
    10.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 145 students                      
  • CairoFive Co Vocational Sys-adult Education High School
    Vocational School
    1615 Commercial Ave
    CairoIL 62914
    (618)734-4211
    Vocational School

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

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