Fast Facts



...about Ballman Elementary School:


  • Ballman Elementary School was completed in 1950 and named for the Edward C. and Mary Louise Ballman family. 
  • Ballman was built at the height of Fort Chaffee's population to relieve the overcrowding at Peabody Elementary School. 
  • Ballman opened in January of 1951.
  • Ballman Elementary is a School Wide Title 1 school.
  • Ballman is a Blue Ribbon School.
  • We currently have 15 classroom teachers, 2 1/2  Instructional Interventionist, 4 Instructional Facilitators, 1 Counselor, 1 Resource Teachers, 1 Self-Contained  and 1 Administrator.  Specialty area teachers work with our students in Physical Education, Music, Media, and Art on a weekly basis.
  • This School is accredited by the North Central Association and the Arkansas Department of Education.
  • Our school colors are royal blue and white, and we are the Ballman Bears.
  • In 2017, Ballman was chosen to receive the Arkansas PLC (Professional Learning Community) Pilot Project Grant for the 2017-18 school year.  Click Here to view the Times Record Newspaper Article featuring the grant from the August 6, 2017 edition.


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