Ballou High School

Ballou High School

DCPS School

9–12
All
3401 4th St. SE 202-645-3400

Twana Culberson
202-645-3400
[email protected]

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Ballou High School

Ballou Senior High School offers academic and extracurricular programs that enrich the mind, body, and spirit of its students. At Ballou, students may choose from 1 of 4 Career Academy Pathways, take over 15 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, explore over 40 unique national and community partner organizations, and participate in over 25 clubs and athletic programs. When students graduate from Ballou, they may have earned a specialized diploma, industry certifications based on their pathway, have traveled abroad, and have gained real-world experience through a paid internship. Over half of our graduates attend college across 20 different states and 30 universities, earning over $1.8 million in scholarships. Ballou is a resource for its students and its community. From our facility, programs, and staff, Ballou has everything for you. 

Advanced Placement
Blended Learning
Career and Technical Education
Dual College Enrollment
Interscholastic Sports
JROTC
Restorative Justice Program

Interscholastic Sports 
National Honors Society 
Restorative Justice Program 
Student Government Association 
Majestic Knights Marching Band 

• 83% Parent Satisfaction Rating in our Panorama survey 
• 2021 - Recognized as an Authorized Testing Center for Microsoft Office Specialist Program 
• 2020 - Mass Media students wrote and published articles with the Pulitzer Center 

Math

Student Proficiency Levels

ELA

Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

664
  • 97%  Black/African-American
  • <1%  Asian
  • 3%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • <1%  White non-Hispanic
  • <1%  Multiracial
Grade
Lottery Seats
Waitlist length on Results Day
Waitlist offers made by October 2021
9
65
 
 
10
3
 
 
11
7
3
 
12
3
2
 
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 [email protected].

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3401 4th St. SE

Ward 8

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