Ballou Shs



Ballou Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballou Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 319
10 175
11 183
12 114

Ballou Shs is a public high school of the District of Columbia Public Schools located in Washington, DC. It has 791 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ballou Shs is the 5th largest public high school in District of Columbia and the 7,342nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.8 to 1.

Total Students: 791
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 73

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Ballou Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 402
(51%)
5,850
(50%)
 Male 389
(49%)
5,774
(50%)

Ballou Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 783
(99%)
8,840
(76%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
1,732
(15%)
 White 2
(0%)
674
(6%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
210
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
136
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Ballou Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 511
(65%)
6,516
(56%)
 Not Eligible 280
(35%)
4,855
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
253
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ballou Shs is ranked 6th out of 0 ranked schools in District of Columbia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballou Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 66.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ballou Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1109
2006 1279
2007 1522
2008 1263
2009 1162
2010 1064
2011 951
2012 791

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12.9
2007 13.5
2008 12.4
2009 13.2
2010 12.7
2011 13.8
2012 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83678990081154
2006 0.67396403440188
2007 0.7634691195795
2008 0.80997624703088
2009 0.81669535283993
2010 0.89191729323308
2011 0.63301787592008
2012 0.64601769911504

Compare Ballou Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,009.5% 10.1:1
 
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 64.6%
 
State Average 66.9%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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