My ladies go to school at Ball Camp Elementary. My youngest is hyperactive and almost everywhere we have been all the teachers just want to put her on meds because of her grade issues. Until this year! She has the most amazing second grade teacher! My oldest daughter adores her third grade teacher as
... Read more well! It is hard to find a school where two kids can be happy with their teachers and classmates. The school has worked with my girls so much. Before Ball Camp I was looking at having to put my daughter on ADHD meds! Wonderful school! Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/07/13
Our family has had a wonderful experience at Ball Camp Elementary so far. We have two boys, grades Kindergarten and 3rd, and can say that our time at Ball Camp Elementary has been great. The community is small, with a close and family-oriented feel to it... similar to what my husband and I experienced
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Posted by a parent on 04/30/13
We love Ball Camp! We moved into this school zone before we had children with plans of moving by the time we had school age children. Boy, am I glad we didn't! With all the over-crowding in the schools around us, this school is a hidden treasure and the teachers and administration are top-notch. Parental
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Posted by a parent on 08/14/12
Ball Camp is Knox County's best kept secret. Our TN report card scores are just as high as some of the larger and more popular public schools, but the great thing about BC is it is SMALL. My third grader has 17 kids in her class, 4th grader has 21 in his class. What other wrote is true, the principal
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Posted by a parent on 04/11/12
We just love Ball Camp Elementary. The fifth grade teachers are awesome, especially Mrs. Sullivan!
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Posted by a parent on 02/09/12
Have had a lot of issues with the leadership at this school. We have asked that our child be transfered to another school. Knox County and Ball Camp will not allow the student to transfer since it is "Outside the normal transfer period". If you send your child, do not expect anything special. I have
... Read more had several kids go throught his school, nieces, nephews older child, but have never had a problem with the school until now. Now we must move to get away from the school. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/18/11
We have loved Ball Camp for the last 3 years. Our children perform at higher than grade level, and we found that their teachers look for opportunities to continue to develop and push them to acheive more. The office staff is caring and the principal is in it to win it. One day last year in the midst
... Read more of a huge downpour it was the principal who was standing in the rain helping to direct traffic. We feel like Ball Camp is family and couldn't be prouder of this hidden treasure in Knoxville. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/22/11
Ball Camp is one of the best kept secrets in Knoxville. The school is small and has a very friendly feel to it. Because of it's size, all of the teachers know the names of almost all of the children. Educationally my child has done very well. She has always scored high on her TCAPS. I know this is because
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Posted by a parent on 11/11/09
Principle is trying hard not to let any child behind anywere. My child received after school reading classes. Reading improved and she is now reading is at grade level and is improving.
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Posted by a parent on 11/04/09
It is the smallest school and one of the oldest in the knox county school district and in the age when we want everything to be bigger, and newer, this school reminds those of us with kids that go there that it isn't the size of the school or how new it looks that makes a school great.
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* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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Knoxville schools — Ball Camp Elementary School is located at 9801 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville TN 37931. 9801 Middlebrook Pike is in the 37931 ZIP code in Knoxville, TN The school district for Ball Camp Elementary School is the Knox County School District. Ball Camp Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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