Ballard Community Senior High School

  • Ballard Community Senior High School serves 536 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Ballard Community Senior High School operates within the Ballard Community School District.
  • Ballard Community School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 536 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students536 students
Ballard Community Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Ballard Community Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Ballard Community Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBallard Community Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
Ballard Community Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Ballard Community Senior High School Asian Students (1990-2012)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Ballard Community Senior High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Ballard Community Senior High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
94%
78%
Ballard Community Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ballard Community Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBallard Community Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA 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.
0.120.38
Ballard Community Senior High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
13%
34%
Ballard Community Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
1%
7%
Ballard Community Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ballard Community School District's student population of 1,732 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,242 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,628 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District NameBallard Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed1,732673
Ballard Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate93%92%
Ballard Community School District Graduation Rate (2000-2015)
District Total Revenue$17 MM$7 MM
Ballard Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$21 MM$7 MM
Ballard Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,242$11,259
Ballard Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,628$11,298
Ballard Community School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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