Ballou High School



Ballou High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballou High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 428
10 179
11 176
12 150

Ballou High School is a public high school of the District of Columbia Public Schools located in Washington, DC. It has 933 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ballou High School is the 4th largest public high school in District of Columbia and the 6,415th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 933
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.8

Support Your School With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $26.99

Search for Former BHS Students

Ballou High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 482
(52%)
6,175
(50%)
 Female 451
(48%)
6,167
(50%)

Ballou High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Black 908
(97%)
8,811
(71%)
 Hispanic 21
(2%)
2,304
(19%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
167
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
227
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
807
(7%)

Ballou High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 933
(100%)
10,306
(84%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
62
(1%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
1,974
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ballou High School is ranked 3rd out of 42 ranked schools in District of Columbia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballou High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is higher than the state average of 79.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 High School 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
2013 678
2014 755
2015 933

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
2013 10.5
2014 9.2
2015 12.6

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
2013 0.99557522123894
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Ballou High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,055.0% 10.5:1
 
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 79.9%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ballou High School
Washington, DC
Public 09 - 12 933 12.6:1  
Ballou Stay
Washington, DC
Public 09 - 12 252 13.8:1 1 miles
Friendship Pcs Technology Preparatory Academy
Washington, DC
Public 06 - 12 543 11.6:1 1 miles
Somerset Preparatory Academy Pcs
Washington, DC
Public 06 - 10 279 11.6:1 1 miles
Potomac High School
Oxon Hill, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,295 14.9:1 2 miles
Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs
Washington, DC
Public 09 - 12 387 10.5:1 2 miles
National Collegiate Prep Pcs
Washington, DC
Public 09 - 12 280 8.8:1 2 miles
Cesar Chavez Pcs for Public Policy Capitol Hill
Washington, DC
Public 09 - 12 387 12.1:1 3 miles
Richard Wright Pcs for Journalism and Media Arts Pcs
Washington, DC
Public 08 - 12 284 9.8:1 3 miles
Anacostia High School
Washington, DC
Public 09 - 12 597 10:1 3 miles
St Stephens St Agnes Dayschool
Alexandria, VA
Private PK - 12 1,121 12:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

Copyright 2018. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.