Ballard East Elementary School
Ballard East Elementary School serves 405 students in grades 3-5.
Ballard East Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
Ballard East Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Ballard East Elementary School's student population of 405 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ballard East Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ballard East Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#124 out of 1227 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education
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