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

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Ballston Spa Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in Ballston Spa, NY. It has 1,282 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 96% of students are at least proficient in math and 97% in reading.

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Ballston Spa Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
97%
Percent Proficient - Math
96%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1220
268 responses
Average ACT
29
41 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$95,000
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,160
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$290,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 51 responses
  • Sporting Events
    25%
  • Prom
    20%
  • Homecoming
    18%
  • School Plays
    10%
  • I am very involved with the arts.
    8%
  • School shows
    8%
  • Orchestra
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,282
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 24 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$85,213
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$22,162 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 41 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 41 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 41 responses

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