Ballenger Creek Middle School

Ballenger Creek Middle School serves 707 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Ballenger Creek Middle School operates within the Frederick County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 707 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 707 students
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2012)
Students by Grade Ballenger Creek Middle 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 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.82. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Ballenger Creek Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
6%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
11%
11%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
14%
37%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Black (1991-2012)
White
61%
43%
Ballenger Creek Middle School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ballenger Creek Middle School Sch Ethnicity Ballenger Creek Middle 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.
0.59 0.82
Ballenger Creek Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
14%
35%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Frederick County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
28
Number of Students Managed 40,413 16,752
Frederick County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $608 MM $244 MM
District Spending $590 MM $238 MM
Frederick County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,181 $14,580
Frederick County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,726 $14,228
Frederick County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Frederick Orchard Grove Elementary School
    5898 Hannover Dr
    Frederick , MD , 21703
    (240)236-2400
    0.2  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Frederick Ballenger Creek Elementary School
    5250 Kingsbrook Dr
    Frederick , MD , 21703
    (240)236-2500
    1  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Frederick Tuscarora High School
    5312 Ballenger Creek Pk
    Frederick , MD , 21703
    (240)236-6400
    1  mi  |  1484  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Frederick Crestwood Middle School
    7100 Foxcroft Dr
    Frederick , MD , 21703
    (240)566-9000
    1  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Frederick Tuscarora Elementary School
    6321 Lambert Dr
    Frederick , MD , 21703
    (240)566-0000
    1.1  mi  |  734  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Frederick, MD 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 0.47, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Frederick is Frederick High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.