Ballou High School

Ballou High School

DCPS School

3401 4th St. SE
Ballou High School

Ballou Senior High School offers honors and AP courses, grade-level Academies, Inclusion classes for students with special needs, and more than 50 partnerships with national and community organizations. More than 10 percent of graduating seniors are selected for the Achievers Scholarship from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

8:45 a.m.–3:15 p.m.


Interscholastic Sports

AVID, DC College Access, Upward Bound, NHS, NAF (Hospitality Management), CTE Programs


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 43.4%
  • 47.8%
  • 8.4%
  • 0.4%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 69%
  • 22%
  • 6.1%
  • 2.9%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 97.3%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 2.3%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.2%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 0.2%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 0.2%  Multiracial
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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3401 4th St. SE

Ward 8

Ward 8
A2, A4, A7, A8, A9, A42, M8, M9, W2, W3, W4