Ballyshannon Middle School

7515 Shamrock Avenue
Union, KY 41091
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 665 students in grades 6-8, Ballyshannon Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 665 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 20% in KY
  • : 45% (Top 20%)
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ballyshannon Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Ballyshannon Middle School's student population of 665 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
665 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Ballyshannon Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ballyshannon Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
#238 out of 1230 schools
(Top 20%)
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45%
30%
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49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
87%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ballyshannon Middle School's ranking?
Ballyshannon Middle School is ranked #238 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Ballyshannon Middle School often compared to?
Ballyshannon Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gray Middle School, Ockerman Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Ballyshannon Middle School?
665 students attend Ballyshannon Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Ballyshannon Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ballyshannon Middle School?
Ballyshannon Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Ballyshannon Middle School offer ?
Ballyshannon Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ballyshannon Middle School part of?
Ballyshannon Middle School is part of Boone County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 665 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 45% (Top 20%)
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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