Ballenger Creek Middle School

  • Ballenger Creek Middle School serves 713 students in grades 6-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Ballenger Creek Middle School operates within the Frederick County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 713 students
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Ballenger Creek Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Ballenger Creek Middle School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Ballenger Creek Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Ballenger Creek Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
7%
6%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
12%
15%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
15%
34%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
59%
40%
Ballenger Creek Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ballenger Creek Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ballenger Creek Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.61 0.40
Ballenger Creek Middle 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.
18%
39%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
3%
6%
Ballenger Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Frederick County School District's student population of 40,782 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,083 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,545 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Frederick County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
28
Number of Students Managed 40,782 17,887
Frederick County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $613 MM $245 MM
Frederick County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $591 MM $241 MM
Frederick County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,083 $13,687
Frederick County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,545 $13,479
Frederick County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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