Ballard West Elementary School

  • Ballard West Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 78%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Ballard West Elementary School's student population of 398 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ballard West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ballard West Elementary School is 0.15, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ballard West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)75-79%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ballard West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
95%
77%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ballard West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Diversity Score0.150.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ballard West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ballard West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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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