Ballman Elementary School
10 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Ballman Elementary School
Ballman Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of the city of Ballman. It is a part of the Ballman School District and serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for all students to learn and grow.
The school offers a variety of challenging and engaging academic programs, such as a strong reading program, as well as a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as sports, clubs, and after-school activities. Ballman Elementary also provides a number of support services, including counseling, tutoring, and health services.
The school has a strong commitment to the community, and works to ensure that all students have the best possible educational experience. The school is also dedicated to creating a positive school climate that is welcoming and supportive of all students and their families.
Ballman Elementary is a great school for students to learn and grow in a safe and supportive environment. With its commitment to excellence, Ballman Elementary is an excellent choice for families looking for a quality education for their children.
2601 South Q St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Pre-K – 6
Overview Ballman Elementary School
Ballman Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ballman Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Verdict on Ballman Elementary School
Ballman Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Ballman Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.