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
9 532
10 494
11 490
12 420
UG 9

Ballard High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Louisville, KY. It has 1,945 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ballard High School is the 9th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 1,759th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,945
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 104

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Ballard High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,052
(54%)
16,082
(49%)
 Male 893
(46%)
16,512
(51%)

Ballard High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,111
(57%)
16,034
(49%)
 Black 618
(32%)
12,036
(37%)
 Hispanic 93
(5%)
2,555
(8%)
 Asian 73
(4%)
1,125
(3%)
 Two or More 42
(2%)
767
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
43
(0%)

Ballard High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,248
(64%)
14,065
(43%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 697
(36%)
18,519
(57%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ballard High School is ranked 42nd out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballard High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.8%) is 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1689
2006 1680
2007 1716
2008 1660
2009 1734
2010 1839
2011 1960
2012 1938
2013 1993
2014 1979
2015 1945

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 18.1
2007 19.6
2008 18.4
2009 21.5
2010 18.6
2011 19.5
2012 17.9
2013 19.7
2014 19.3
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23505032563647
2006 0.20952380952381
2007 0.26631701631702
2008 0.27951807228916
2009 0.29700115340254
2010 0.30995106035889
2011 0.28571428571429
2012 0.2796697626419
2013 0.29703963873557
2014 0.3355229914098
2015 0.35835475578406

Compare Ballard High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

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