Ballard Elementary School

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912 18th St W

Bradenton, FL 34205

(941) 708-8400

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 467

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Ballard Elementary School

Terrible school. My sister has attended Ballard since Kindergarten and is now in 5th grade. She HATES it and fabricates illnesses to get out of going. She's bullied by fellow students and even some teacher aids who should not be working with children. Ever since the new principal came in everything has ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/01/14

I found that the administration of Ballard to be too focused on rules and test scores. The quality of the teachers was mixed.

Posted by a parent on 10/20/10

The hard work of all our students, parents, teachers, and staff makes Ballard the best school.

Posted by a teacher on 09/18/09

That we are on the cutting edge or technology and research based programs.

Posted by a teacher on 09/17/09

We have some of the most awesome students ever! Their desire for learning sometimes just amazes me! Needless to say our staff is so proud of the effort put forth by our students!

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

Students at Ballard Elementary School (Title 1) are individually and collectively challenged with high but reachable personal and academic goals. They also have many projects through the year that give them the opportunity to give back to their community, teaching them to care for others. With positive ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/17/09

It is such a warm and loving school. Everyone cares about the children and their needs. The staff is very pleasant to each other.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

Because we have the best students and the best teachers!

Posted by a teacher on 09/17/09

Ballard is a Title One school where teachers BELIEVE that every child can feel SUCCESSFUL.

Posted by a teacher on 09/17/09

Ballard was rated for A & B standard school. The teachers there have the most caring personalities and really care for their students. I would recomment Ballard to any parent with concerns.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

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Test scores
Test scores for Ballard Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ballard Elementary School
Manatee County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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Bradenton schools — Ballard Elementary School is located at 912 18th St W, Bradenton FL 34205. 912 18th St W is in the 34205 ZIP code in Bradenton, FL The school district for Ballard Elementary School is the Manatee County Public Schools. Ballard Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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