2530 E Ash St
Springfield, IL 62703
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Springfield Ball Charter School serves 398 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Springfield Ball Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Springfield Ball Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Springfield Ball Charter School's student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Springfield Ball Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Springfield Ball Charter School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1651 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
37%
17%
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White
45%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
34%
27%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 10%)

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