Ballard Community School District
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 4 public schools in Ballard Community School District, serving 1,715 students. Ballard Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
- Public schools in Ballard Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 84% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
- Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa public school average of 15:1.
|School District Name||Ballard Community School District|
|School District Website||http://www.ballard.k12.ia.us|
|School District Phone Number||(515) 597-2811|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IA)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||1,330 Schools|
|# of Students||1,715 Students||502,459 Students|
|# of Teachers||112 Teachers||34,396 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||15:1|
- Ballard Community School District, which is ranked within the8/, top 30% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.10
- The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (IA)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||8 Students||1,874 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||2 Students||12,683 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||38 Students||54,404 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||32 Students||30,879 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,603 Students||381,240 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||8 Students||1,350 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||24 Students||20,029 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||27||22,072|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||129||38,247|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||125||34,902|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||117||36,010|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||143||36,631|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||123||37,922|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||139||37,957|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||111||37,546|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||116||37,038|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||121||36,371|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||149||37,643|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||150||37,027|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||129||36,147|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||136||36,946|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $10,242 in this school district is less than the state average of 10550. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $12,628 is higher than the state average of $10,645. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IA)|
|Total Revenue||$17 MM||7427000|
|Revenue / Student||$10,242||10550|
|Spending / Student||$12,628||10645|
Ballard Community School District Public Schools (2020-21)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Ballard High School 701 Ballard Drive
Huxley, IA 50124
Grades: 9-12 | 564 students
- Ballard East Elementary School 505 W 4th St
Cambridge, IA 50046
Grades: 3-5 | 405 students
- Ballard Middle School 509 N Main Ave
Huxley, IA 50124
Grades: 6-8 | 348 students
- Ballard West Elementary School105 E Main St
Slater, IA 50244
Grades: PK-2 | 398 students
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