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Ballard High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2021 – 2022 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2020
  • Educational Environment: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated July 2023

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School Overview

Address
6000 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone
(502) 485-8206
District
JEFFERSON COUNTY
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1981
Classroom Teachers
105

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Kentucky

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.9% of all KY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S.

8

(10 is best)

Ballard High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
58%
41%
61%
45%
55%
38%
58%
41%
61%
45%
55%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 525 26.5%
Grade 10 522 26.4%
Grade 11 516 26.0%
Grade 12 409 20.6%
Total 1981 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/Racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.4% 40.9% 77.4%
Black 29.6% 39.5% 11.4%
Hispanic 7.7% 14.2% 8.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.0% 5.1% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
Economically disadvantaged 38.7% 64.7% 56.7%
Free lunch eligible 34.6% 60.2% 53.5%
Reduced lunch eligible 4.1% 4.5% 3.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 777,732 4,509,394
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,968.8 113
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.4% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.6% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.7% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 16.2% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 322,416 1,748,475
Single Parent Households With Children 9.5% 8.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.2% 87.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.9% 25.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.1% 10.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.5% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 18.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.9% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 10.3% 12.8%

Education Expenditures

For this District Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,758 $778,499,784 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $761 $76,364,828 4.9%
Staff $1,435 $143,999,380 9.2%
General Administration $74 $7,425,752 0.5%
School Administration $1,135 $113,894,980 7.3%
Operation $1,050 $105,365,400 6.7%
Transportation $801 $80,378,748 5.1%
Other $491 $49,270,868 3.1%
Total Support $5,748 $576,800,304 36.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,083 $209,024,884 13.4%
Total Expenditures $15,590 $1,564,425,320 100.0%
For the State Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,046 $4,609,602,067 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $619 $405,005,201 4.5%
Staff $645 $421,785,988 4.7%
General Administration $263 $172,079,193 1.9%
School Administration $721 $471,575,432 5.2%
Operation $989 $646,782,713 7.1%
Transportation $657 $429,660,080 4.7%
Other $330 $215,939,607 2.4%
Total Support $4,223 $2,762,921,742 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,560 $1,674,996,930 18.5%
Total Expenditures $13,829 $9,047,659,705 100.0%
For the Nation Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,794 $384,567,026,223 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $841 $41,500,431,613 5.3%
Staff $665 $32,787,987,253 4.2%
General Administration $269 $13,273,339,703 1.7%
School Administration $756 $37,281,585,830 4.8%
Operation $1,191 $58,747,506,944 7.6%
Transportation $504 $24,858,475,672 3.2%
Other $491 $24,247,526,162 3.1%
Total Support $4,716 $232,696,768,378 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,247 $160,183,697,619 20.6%
Total Expenditures $15,757 $777,446,989,564 100.0%