Ballman Elementary School

2601 South Q St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ballman Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ballman Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ballman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Ballman Elementary School's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Ballman Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ballman Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#247 out of 998 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
28%
13%
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Black
7%
20%
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White
49%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
13%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.670.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Smith School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ballman Elementary School is Belle Point Alternative Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Smith Belle Point Alternative Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
    0.8 miles
    1501 Dodson Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7034
    0.8 7-12 61
  • Fort Smith Northside High School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,725 student
    0.8 miles
    2301 North B St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1171
    0.8 10-12 1,725
  • Fort Smith Fairview Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 591 students
    1.0 miles
    2400 S Dallas
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-3214
    1 PK-6 591
  • Fort Smith Ramsey Junior High School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 890 students
    1.0 miles
    3201 Jenny Lind Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-5115
    1 7-9 890
  • Fort Smith Albert Pike Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    1.3 miles
    4111 Park Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 783-4506
    1.3 PK-6 524

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