Ballentine Elementary School

1651 Mclaurin Ln, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 | (919) 557-1120
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 668
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 668 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1651 Mclaurin Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Kimberly Short
  • Fax: (919) 557-1144
  • Website: ballentine.wcpss.net
Additional School Details
Date School Opened: 30-JUN-02
School Calendar Description: Year Round
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details
  • Wake County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,780
  • Graduation Rate: 82.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 140,506

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 668
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 358 (53.6%)
  • Females: 310 (46.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (3.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 208 (31.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 230 (34.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ballentine Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black7411.1%
Asian71.0%
Hispanic17225.7%
White41161.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ballentine Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten10716.0%
1st Grade12218.3%
2nd Grade12218.3%
3rd Grade10716.0%
4th Grade11116.6%
5th Grade9914.8%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Ballentine Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.1%85.4%83.0%
200985.9%85.7%82.4%
 
Reading Test
201076.4%72.5%67.6%
200974.2%72.2%66.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.8%87.7%84.3%
200990.3%87.0%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201075.9%78.2%73.1%
200978.8%76.3%70.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.4%86.2%82.3%
200986.5%85.5%81.1%
 
Reading Test
201076.3%78.0%72.3%
200977.7%76.2%69.6%
 
Science Test
201070.1%72.1%69.8%
200974.0%66.3%61.5%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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