Ballard Elementary School

2425 Sch St.
Solvang, CA 93463
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 129 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Ballard Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 10% in CA
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ballard Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Ballard Elementary School's student population of 129 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
129 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ballard Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ballard Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#733 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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70-74%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ballard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ballard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Ballard Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Ballard Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ballard Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ballard Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ballard Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
77%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Ballard Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ballard Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.38
This chart displays the diversity score of Ballard Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ballard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ballard Elementary School's ranking?
Ballard Elementary School is ranked #733 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Ballard Elementary School?
129 students attend Ballard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Ballard Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ballard Elementary School?
Ballard Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ballard Elementary School offer ?
Ballard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Ballard Elementary School part of?
Ballard Elementary School is part of Ballard Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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