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Ballard Community School District

Schools 2012-2013 Enrollment
Total Enrollment* 1541




*Two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school

Graduation Rate 98.28%
ACT Average 23.1*
Student/Techer Ratio 14:1



*Compared to an Iowa average of 22.1 and a national average of 21.0

In 2008 the Ballard community approved a referendum to construct a new high school, which opened for session the fall of 2011. Also approved with this referendum were improvements to be made to the other facilities.

Source: Ballard Community School District and IDED

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