Ballard East Elementary School

  • Ballard East Elementary School serves 405 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ballard East Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Ballard East Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Ballard East Elementary School's student population of 405 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ballard East Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ballard East Elementary School is 0.10, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#269 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
95%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score0.100.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBallard Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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