Balls Creek Elementary School
Balls Creek Elementary School serves 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Balls Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 657 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 25%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in NC
- Math Proficiency: 53% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 46% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
Balls Creek Elementary School's student population of 657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Balls Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Balls Creek Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#865 out of 2571 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
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