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5250 Kingsbrook Dr
Frederick, MD 21703-3281
p. 240-236-2500

Ballenger Creek Elementary School
in Frederick, MD

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Frederick County Public Schools
State Agency:
Maryland State Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredPrekindergarten – 5th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs44.4
Surrounding communitySuburb, Mid-size Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with a population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Frederick, MD 21703-3281
Total Population26,420 (24,562 urban / 1,858 rural)
Households9,649 (2.73 people per house)
Median Household Income$58,027
Families6,826 (3.23 people per family)
Pop. — African American3,019
Pop. — Asian1,028
Pop. — Pacific Islander34
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native192
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)22,273
Pop. — Other530

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 111 18%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 44 7%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 155 25%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     12%
English Language Learners    

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A72%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A77%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A72%
White Non-HispanicN/A84%
All Students>88%80%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 2,826 93.20%
GED Recipients     3.47%
Other Completers 16 0.98%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Ballenger Creek Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic129<20%37%
Asian / Pacific Islander46>7%5%
American Indian / Alaskan Native2N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic379>60%47%
Prekindergarten 1 1
Kindergarten 19 15 7 57 98
1st Grade 20 11 11 1 71 114
2nd Grade 23 13 6 69 111
3rd Grade 23 11 13 60 107
4th Grade 18 14 4 61 97
5th Grade 26 10 5 1 60 102
Total 129 74 46 2 379 630

Frederick County Public Schools – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Ballenger Creek Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides574.4>21%18%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors84.0>3%3%
Library / Media Specialist58.5>2%2%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)52.3>2%2%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)55.8<2%2%
Guidance Staff Total108.1<4%4%
District Admins118.0<4%6%
Dist. Admin/Sppt112.4>4%4%
School Admins149.2<6%6%
School Admin/Sppt249.8<9%10%
Other Support1,012.5>38%34%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Frederick County Public Schools Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$209,721,000>$5,179$2,872
 Issued During Fiscal Year$23,599,000<$582$835
 Retired During Fiscal Year$23,599,000<$582$835
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$220,374,000>$5,443$3,150
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $720
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $881
 Sinking Fund   
 Bond Fund   
 Other Funds   
Total Revenues$497,128,000<$12,278$13,427
Total Expenses$482,751,000<$11,923$13,209

Frederick County Public Schools Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$131,236,000$111,642,958
Special Education Programs$16,119,000$22,649,458
Vocational Education Programs$6,443,000$4,297,652
Other Education Programs$3,179,000$6,458,696
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$179,638,000$59,278,000$173,726,708$61,712,958
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$12,656,000$4,227,000$14,411,250$4,894,042
 General Administration$1,526,000$416,000$2,331,792$857,708
 School Administration$19,505,000$6,710,000$20,139,167$6,908,458
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$18,756,000$6,717,000$16,235,625$5,391,875
 Student Transportation$11,751,000$3,554,000$7,438,958$2,607,208
 Business / Central / Other$6,339,000$1,861,000$6,678,250$2,005,750
Food Services$4,003,000$2,169,000$4,636,783$1,976,174

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Frederick County Public Schools.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$21,164,000<$522$630
  General Administration$2,221,000<$54$136
  School Administration$28,412,000<$701$730
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$44,263,000>$1,093$1,055
  Student Transportation$20,152,000<$497$616
  Business / Central / Other$9,393,000<$232$289
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$10,674,000<$263$365
  Enterprise Operations$5,522,000<$136$216
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$823,000<$20$27
 Adult Education$1,027,000<$25$36
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$1,599,000<$39$83
 Instructional Equipment$470,000<$11$77
 Other Equipment$13,483,000>$333$209
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$4,227,000<$104$165
Debt Interest$9,176,000>$226$130

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Frederick County Public Schools.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$2,896,000<$71$225
  Children with Disabilities Idea$6,974,000<$172$217
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$1,091,000<$26$58
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$92,000<$2$5
  Title V, Part A$40,000 $2
  Vocational and Tech Education$322,000<$7$13
  Bilingual Education$232,000>$5$5
  Child Nutrition Act$2,871,000<$70$151
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid$127,000<$3$29
  Indian Education  $1
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$129,347,000>$3,194$3,075
 Staff Improvement Programs  $18
 Special Education Programs$11,331,000<$279$341
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$13,784,000<$340$881
 Bilingual Education Programs$2,773,000<$68$69
 Gifted and Talented Programs  $2
 Vocational Education Programs   
 School Lunch Programs$170,000<$4$11
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$18,591,000<$459$637
 Transportation Programs$9,269,000<$228$311
 Other Programs$1,718,000<$42$171
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$18,473,000<$456$512
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions$247,675,000>$6,117$5,942
 Property Taxes   
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems  $15
 From Cities and Counties   
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$254,000<$6$20
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$2,000 $4
 School Lunch$6,947,000>$171$168
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$5,522,000<$136$217
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$397,000<$9$10
 Interest Earnings$959,000<$23$47

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