Ball Junior High School

1500 W. Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ball Junior High School serves 1,005 students in grades 7-8.
Ball Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ball Junior High School's student population of 1,005 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,005 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Ball Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ball Junior High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8441 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnaheim Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ball Junior High School is Gilbert High (Continuation School) (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Polaris High (Alternative) (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palm Lane Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anaheim Palm Lane Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 624 students
    0.3 miles
    1646 W. Palm Ln.
    Anaheim, CA 92802
    (714) 517-8944
    0.3 K-6 624
  • Anaheim Ross (Betsy) Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 869 students
    0.7 miles
    535 S. Walnut St.
    Anaheim, CA 92802
    (714) 517-8956
    0.7 K-6 869
  • Anaheim Gilbert High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 696 students
    0.8 miles
    1800 Ball Rd.
    Anaheim, CA 92804
    (714) 999-3738
    0.8 9-12 696
  • Anaheim Loara Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 536 students
    0.8 miles
    1601 W. Brd.way
    Anaheim, CA 92802
    (714) 517-8932
    0.8 K-6 536
  • Anaheim Loara High School Math: 16% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,063 students
    0.8 miles
    1765 W. Cerritos Ave.
    Anaheim, CA 92804
    (714) 999-3677
    0.8 9-12 2,063

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