Ballard High School



Ballard High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballard 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
9 125
10 138
11 146
12 115

Ballard High School is a public high school of the Ballard Community School District located in Huxley, IA. It has 524 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ballard High School is the 84th largest public high school in Iowa and the 10,416th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,416th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 84th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 337th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 116th out of 366

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Ballard High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 283
(54%)
283
(54%)
 Female 241
(46%)
241
(46%)

Ballard High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 498
(95%)
498
(95%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ballard High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 429
(82%)
429
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(16%)
82
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
13
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ballard High School is ranked 170th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballard High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 36.6%. 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.

Ballard High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 423
2006 445
2007 461
2008 454
2009 467
2010 446
2011 464
2012 476
2013 510
2014 536
2015 524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.2
2007 16.3
2008 15.1
2009 14.8
2010 14.3
2011 14.4
2012 15.5
2013 17
2014 19
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15366430260047
2006 0.15505617977528
2007 0.12147505422993
2008 0.1057268722467
2009 0.16059957173448
2010 0.17488789237668
2011 0.15301724137931
2012 0.16176470588235
2013 0.14117647058824
2014 0.15111940298507
2015 0.18129770992366

Compare Ballard High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.1%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 524 17.6:1  
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Public 08 - 09 801 16.4:1 12 miles
Ankeny High School
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Public 10 - 12 979 15:1 13 miles
Southview Middle School
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Public 08 - 09 747 16.4:1 13 miles
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Public 09 - 12 462 15.2:1 13 miles
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