Balmorhea School

  • Balmorhea School serves 161 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Balmorhea School operates within the Balmorhea Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 161 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-12
Total Students161 students
Balmorhea School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Balmorhea School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Balmorhea School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBalmorhea School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
Balmorhea School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
87%
52%
Balmorhea School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
13%
Balmorhea School Black Students (2009-2013)
White
13%
29%
Balmorhea School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Balmorhea School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Balmorhea School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsBalmorhea School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.230.63
Balmorhea School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
79%
52%
Balmorhea 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.
5%
6%
Balmorhea School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Balmorhea Independent School District's student population of 161 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,901 is higher than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,123 is higher than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameBalmorhea Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed161825
Balmorhea Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$3 MM$9 MM
Balmorhea Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$2 MM$10 MM
Balmorhea Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,901$12,250
Balmorhea Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,123$12,682
Balmorhea Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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