Ballenger Creek Middle School

Ballenger Creek Middle School serves 703 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Ballenger Creek Middle School operates within the Frederick County School District.

Overview

The student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 703 students
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Students (1991-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2013)
Students by Grade Ballenger Creek Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Ballenger Creek Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2013)
Asian
6%
6%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Asian (1991-2013)
Hispanic
12%
12%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
14%
36%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Black (1991-2013)
White
63%
42%
Ballenger Creek Middle School White (1991-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
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.
0.57 0.39
Ballenger Creek Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
16%
36%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
3%
6%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,456 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Frederick County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
29
Number of Students Managed 40,456 15,634
District Total Revenue $608 MM $244 MM
District Spending $590 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,181 $14,580
District Spending / Student $14,726 $14,228
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FrederickOrchard Grove Elementary School
    5898 Hannover Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)236-2400
    0.2 mi | 620 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • FrederickBallenger Creek Elementary School
    5250 Kingsbrook Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)236-2500
    1 mi | 660 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • FrederickTuscarora High School
    5312 Ballenger Creek Pk
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)236-6400
    1 mi | 1500 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • FrederickCrestwood Middle School
    7100 Foxcroft Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)566-9000
    1 mi | 518 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • FrederickTuscarora Elementary School
    6321 Lambert Dr
    FrederickMD 21703
    (240)566-0000
    1.1 mi | 762 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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