School Details

Ballard Community Senior High School

509 North Main Ave, Huxley, IA 50124
(515) 597-2971
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 446 students 15 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) to test students in grade 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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82%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Ballard Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ballard Community Senior High School is a public high school in Huxley. 446 children attend Ballard Community Senior High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 17% of the 446 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Ballard Community Senior High School is 15:1. North Polk High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 97%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.4%
Asian 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.06%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 17% 16%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    A very good school. Great teachers. Students are incouraged to be active in the community. Good sports programs and music program. Really good expecially for such a small community.

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