Ballou Junior High School

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9916 136th St E

Puyallup, WA 98373

(253) 841-8725

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Grades: 7 - 9

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 740

Students Per Teacher: 37

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Ballou Junior High School

I just transfered into this school after being bullied out of another and I couldn't be happier with the change. All of my teachers are great and the academics are molded to each individuals needs. The academics are challenging and ahead of private school standards. They enforce rules and discipline ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/09/11

I am the parent of a 7th grade student. I could not have asked for a better experience for her transition into junior high. The teachers are incredible, very easy to reach if there are concerns, up lifting and positive to the students. I am proud to say my daughter is a Bruin and would recommend to anyone ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/24/10

im in 7th grade and it is the best in the universe

Posted by a student on 11/06/08

Ballou is a great enviroment for students! the teachers are so understanding and nice yet strict on the rules!

Posted by a student on 08/30/08

I go to this school and i think it's great. It has all the teachers you would want and opportunities are offered to all students. The new vice principle seems to do everything he can to keep us all safe and content. About harrassment, I'm not at all worried. I do hope that it will offer something more ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/07/08

Ballou JH has supportive teachers. There is weekly 'Bruin Time' for after-school help and study time. Many of the teachers have additional after-school study/help times available. We have worked with teachers in the mainstream classes as well as the classes for kids with special needs. I have found the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/25/07

This school emphasizes academic performance before athletics. All student are made to feel good about themselves and their ability to excel beyond standard requirements. There are great music and art programs. There is after school tution available to help students with their needs. The PTA gives great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/28/05

I have found this school to not meet my childs needs when it came to all subjects in education. Harrasment policies aren't strict and teachers aren't intact with the students. Many students don't get the special attention they need which results in losing them early in the educational process.

Posted by a student on 03/18/04

The students at this school are very polite and respectful. The principal works very hard to keep this environment. There are many teachers who really care about the students and it shows in the classroom.

Posted by a parent on 10/23/03

This school is very good and all the students are very friendly (thanks to the teachers)

Posted by a on 05/15/03

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Test scores for Ballou Junior High School

EOC* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ballou Junior High School
Puyallup School District
* In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams. The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Puyallup schools — Ballou Junior High School is located at 9916 136th St E, Puyallup WA 98373. 9916 136th St E is in the 98373 ZIP code in Puyallup, WA The school district for Ballou Junior High School is the Puyallup School District. Ballou Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 9.
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