PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%El Centro Elementary
28%El Centro

Ballington Academy For The Arts And Sciences is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "El Centro Elementary" in El Centro, CA. There are a total of 229 students and 14 teachers at Ballington Academy For The Arts And Sciences, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 139 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Ballington Academy For The Arts And Sciences has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 16% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch139
Reduced lunch15


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Ballington Academy For The Arts And Sciences, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Ballington Academy For The Arts And Sciences race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.8% 3.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 0.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 89.6% 93.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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El Centro demographics profile

StatisticEl CentroCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,91623291
Median age32.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English20%56%79%
Speak Spanish77%29%13%

Education level achieved in El Centro

IndexEl CentroCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade68.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school65.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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