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Ballston Spa Senior High School

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Ballston Spa Senior High School is located at 220 Ballston Avenue Ballston Spa, NY Serving Grades 9-12. This is a Saratoga County, School that is governed by the Ballston Spa Central School District Board of Education. This School offers an idea learning environment with average class sizes, positive community support, individual attention, and encouragement which help all students and staff members strive for excellence.

The School has a very diverse and comprehensive academic program that provides each student with a strong foundation in the core curricula areas of language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science. The schools physical education, health, music, art, library and technology programs are also an exciting part of each student’s instruction. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are emphasized, and promote excellence and lifelong learning.

Educational technology applications will deepen student engagement and improve student achievement by enabling them to access and analyze information, solve problems, collaborate with others, and communicate their thoughts and ideas. Effective use of learning technologies will allow students to become self-directed, self-motivated, and lifelong learners. Teachers increasingly will be facilitators of student learning through proficient use of learning technologies.


Overview

Ballston Spa Senior High School

Ballston Spa Central School District

220 Ballston Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

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Urban Fringe of a Mid-Size City (Suburb: Small)

518-884-7150 (Phone)

Serving Grades: 9-12

Principal: Kristi Jensen

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Student Enrollment Information

9th10th11th12th
398375314299

Additional Student Information

Total Students
1,386
Attendance Rate
93%
Suspensions
207
Year Statistics Were Compiled
2005
Student / Teacher Ratio
14.6
Free Lunch
113
Reduced Lunch
57
Student Ethnicities

Student Gender

Staff Information

Full Time Principals
1
Full Time Assistant Principals
2
Other Full Time Professional Staff
9
Full Time Teachers
95
Part Time Principals
0
Part Time Assistant Principals
0
Part Time Teachers
7
Other Part Time Professional Staff
1

Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions

Sub-Group Names
Satisfactory
School Year
Subject:High School English Language Arts
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006
Subject:High School Graduation Rate
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006
Subject:High School Math
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006

Regents Results

Subject
Year
# Tested
Percent Passing
 
Earth Science
2006
242
 
85.1%
English
2006
298
 
89.3%
French
2006
102
 
100.0%
Global Hist & Geography
2006
394
 
81.2%
Living Environment
2006
361
 
90.0%
Math A
2006
393
 
91.6%
Math B
2006
215
 
75.8%
Chemistry
2006
221
 
88.7%
Physics
2006
146
 
87.7%
Spanish
2006
113
 
100.0%
US History and Govt
2006
313
 
87.9%

Graduation Information

Group
High School Graduate
Regents Diplomas
Advanced Regents Diplomas
IEP / Local Certificates
Year
All Students
254
231 (90%)
123 (48%)
10
2006
General Education
237
223 (94%)
122 (51%)
0
2006
Students With Disabilities
17
8 (47%)
1 (05%)
10
2006
All Students
228
197 (86%)
111 (48%)
11
2005
General Education
220
193 (87%)
111 (50%)
0
2005
Students With Disabilities
8
4 (5%)
0 (0%)
11
2005
All Students
285
212 (74%)
0 (0%)
16
2004
General Education
264
208 (78%)
0 (0%)
0
2004
Students With Disabilities
21
4 (19%)
0 (0%)
16
2004
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges In New York State97 (38%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges Outside of New York State26 (10%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges In New York State86 (33%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges Outside of New York State2 (00%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions In New York State0 (0%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions Outside of New York State0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to enroll in the Military4 (01%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to pursue employment36 (01%)
Number of high school graduates with disabilities who plan to attend vocational rehabilitation programs.0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates with a known plan not specified above.0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates whose plans do not fit the above categories or are unknown.3 (01%)

Nearby Public Libraries

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518-885-5022
0.63 miles
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518-584-7860
7.02 miles
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10.04 miles
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10.37 miles

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