Ballard Memorial High School



Ballard Memorial High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballard Memorial 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
9 120
10 94
11 115
12 87

Ballard Memorial High School is a public high school of the Ballard County School District located in Barlow, KY. It has 416 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ballard Memorial High School is the 194th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 12,257th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 416
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,257th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 194th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 148th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 184th out of 386

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Ballard Memorial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 230
(55%)
230
(55%)
 Female 186
(45%)
186
(45%)

Ballard Memorial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 370
(89%)
370
(89%)
 Black 18
(4%)
18
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
18
(4%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ballard Memorial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 219
(53%)
219
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 180
(43%)
180
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
17
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ballard Memorial High School is ranked 204th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballard Memorial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.2%. 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 Memorial High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 417
2007 424
2008 418
2009 381
2010 416
2011 427
2012 411
2013 408
2014 422
2015 416

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 20.8
2007 14.4
2008 13.7
2009 18.6
2010 14.1
2011 13.8
2012 13.5
2013 13.6
2014 14.6
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37971698113208
2006 0.38609112709832
2007 0.44575471698113
2008 0.43301435406699
2009 0.49343832020997
2010 0.45192307692308
2011 0.43091334894614
2012 0.43795620437956
2013 0.46813725490196
2014 0.43364928909953
2015 0.47355769230769

Compare Ballard Memorial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

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