PROFICIENCY n/a 100% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #0 of 1 in Slater
  • Ranked #0 of 1529 in Iowa
Proficiency Averages
n/aSlater
69%Iowa

Ballard West Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 2 and is located in the district of "Ballard Community School District" in Slater, IA. There are a total of 398 students and 29 teachers at Ballard West Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1.

Ballard West Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is 100% lower than the Iowa average.

Ballard West Elementary School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students398
Teachers29
Student/Teacher ratio14:1

 

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 Ballard West Elementary School, 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

GradeProficiency
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Ballard West Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
White 93.4% 93.0% 78.6% 51.1%
Black 1.6% 1.3% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.3% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 3.2% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Slater demographics profile

StatisticSlaterIowaNational
Population1,6173,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,2065791
Median age31.238.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%60%55%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Education level achieved in Slater

IndexSlaterIowaNational
Completed 8th grade98.2%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school98.2%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college76.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.4%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.1%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.6%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Ballard West Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.