3401 4th St. Se
Washington, DC 20032
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ballou Stay High School serves 269 students in grades 9-12.
Ballou Stay High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.

Top Rankings

Ballou Stay High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

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School Overview

Ballou Stay High School's student population of 269 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Ballou Stay High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ballou Stay High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#30 out of 212 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Ballou Stay High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ballou Stay High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ballou Stay High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ballou Stay High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
99%
66%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ballou Stay High School and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ballou Stay High School and the percentage of White public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of Ballou Stay High School and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
10-14%
66%
This chart display graduation rate of Ballou Stay High School and public school graduation rate of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ballou Stay High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
2%
4%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02

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