Ballou Jr High School



Ballou Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ballou Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 235
8 247
9 270
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ballou Jr High School is a public high school of the Puyallup School District located in Puyallup, WA. It has 752 students in grades 7th through 9th. Ballou Jr High School is the 183rd largest public high school in Washington and the 7,682nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.1 to 1.

Total Students: 752
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.37

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Ballou Jr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 397
(53%)
5,124
(51%)
 Female 355
(47%)
4,992
(49%)

Ballou Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 501
(67%)
6,723
(66%)
 Hispanic 86
(11%)
1,228
(12%)
 Two or More 77
(10%)
1,038
(10%)
 Black 37
(5%)
397
(4%)
 Asian 29
(4%)
494
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(2%)
127
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
109
(1%)

Ballou Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 441
(59%)
6,694
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(33%)
2,693
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(9%)
729
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ballou Jr High School is ranked 162nd out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ballou Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 923
2006 885
2007 993
2008 651
2009 764
2010 722
2011 745
2012 752

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 20.5
2007 26.7
2008 17.5
2009 19.8
2010 20.7
2011 19.9
2012 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18418201516793
2006 0.17401129943503
2007 0.22255790533736
2008 0.28417818740399
2009 0.28534031413613
2010 0.34210526315789
2011 0.37046979865772
2012 0.41356382978723

Compare Ballou Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
This School 41.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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