About This School
Blue Ball Elementary School made AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Pennsylvania in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Blue Ball Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Blue Ball Elementary School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Blue Ball Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Clearview Parochial School 1.2 miles||n/a|
|Weaverland School 1.5 miles||n/a|
|Union Grove Mennonite School 2.4 miles||n/a|
|Crossroads Mennonite School 2.8 miles||n/a|
|Center Parochial School 3.1 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 609
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Blue Ball Elementary School had 25% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Pennsylvania had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Eastern Lancaster County SD District Spending
In 2011, Blue Ball Elementary School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Eastern Lancaster County School District
About the PSSA
What is it?
The PSSA is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The PSSA also evaluated how well school programs enable students to master the standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels: below basic, basic, proficient and advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.