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Ballard High School
  • Public
  • HUXLEY, IA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Ballard High School is an above average, public school located in HUXLEY, IA. It has 515 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 78% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
78%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1230
11 responses
Average ACT
25
101 responses
AP Enrollment
9%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$120,868
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,195
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$283,800
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
  • Ballard's Got Talent
    18%
  • Friday night football games
    18%
  • The High school play
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Snowcoming
    8%
  • Fund raisers
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
515
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,806
Teachers in First/Second Year
3%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$12,587 / year
National
$12,239
70%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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