Ball Elementary School

Serves grades M - M

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1015 New City Rd
Chatham, IL 62629
Phone
(217) 483-2414
District
BALL CHATHAM CUSD 5
County
SANGAMON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
643
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

7

(10 is best)

Better than 68.2% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Ball Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 37
Proficiency in Reading 48 36
Proficiency in Math 40 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 33
Proficiency in Reading 38 37
Proficiency in Math 40 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.09
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.34
AVG FOR STATE 15.77
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 106 16.5%
Kindergarten 122 19.0%
Grade 1 78 12.1%
Grade 2 125 19.4%
Grade 3 100 15.6%
Grade 4 112 17.4%
Total 643 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.9% 85.0% 50.6%
Black 9.2% 6.4% 17.8%
Hispanic 3.0% 3.6% 26.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.9% 4.9% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.1% 18.9% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.9% 17.9% 45.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 1.0% 3.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,124 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 300.8 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.9% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.0% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.2% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 15.8% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,710 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 7.4% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 49.4% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.4% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.8% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.9% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.4% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.0% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,234 $24,154,910 38.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $618 $2,852,070 4.5%
Staff $232 $1,070,680 1.7%
General Administration $407 $1,878,305 3.0%
School Administration $548 $2,529,020 4.0%
Operation $1,007 $4,647,305 7.4%
Transportation $582 $2,685,930 4.3%
Other $335 $1,546,025 2.5%
Total Support $3,729 $17,209,335 27.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,682 $21,607,430 34.3%
Total Expenditures $13,645 $62,971,675 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,862 $16,041,736,338 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $849 $1,733,187,841 5.6%
Staff $504 $1,028,020,809 3.3%
General Administration $508 $1,036,522,218 3.4%
School Administration $653 $1,331,780,740 4.3%
Operation $1,174 $2,396,104,949 7.8%
Transportation $598 $1,220,380,148 4.0%
Other $546 $1,114,934,113 3.6%
Total Support $4,833 $9,860,885,139 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,384 $4,865,224,284 15.8%
Total Expenditures $15,079 $30,767,924,182 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%