Ball Ground Elementary School

321 Valley St
Ball Ground, GA 30107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Ball Ground Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ball Ground Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ball Ground Elementary School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Ball Ground Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ball Ground Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#653 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
93%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ball Ground Elementary School is Pickens County High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pickens County Middle School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tate Elementary School (5.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tate Tate Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
    5.2 miles
    5630 Highway 53 E
    Tate, GA 30177
    (706) 253-5010
    5.2 PK-5 304
  • Canton Clayton Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 229 students
    6.4 miles
    221 Upper Burris Rd
    Canton, GA 30114
    (770) 721-5860
    6.4 PK-5 229
  • Canton Macedonia Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 815 students
    6.5 miles
    10370 E Cherokee Dr
    Canton, GA 30115
    (770) 479-3429
    6.5 PK-5 815
  • Jasper Harmony Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    6.9 miles
    550 Harmony School Rd
    Jasper, GA 30143
    (706) 253-1840
    6.9 PK-5 575
  • Jasper Pickens County Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 447 students
    7.4 miles
    1802 Refuge Rd
    Jasper, GA 30143
    (706) 253-1830
    7.4 6-8 447

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