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  • Kindergarten Readiness Bag

    Do you have a student that is ready to start Kindergarten next year? There is a resource available called the Kindergarten Readiness Bag. Come to the front office to pick up your bag when you register your student. Click on the column heading to learn how to use your bag with your student.

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  • Ballard Newsletter

    Hello Ballard Families. It is hard to believe we are already halfway through the third quarter! What a great second quarter we had at Ballard. Lots of exciting events and activities took place, including celebrating our students’ academic success with a pancake party, pizza party, and BBQ. Please visit our Newsletter page and read our School Newsletters by clicking on Ballard Newsletter heading above.

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  • Click for COVID-19 Protocols. | Haga clic en para Protocolos COVID-19.

    Find the most current information about COVID-19 protocols for the School District of Manatee County.
    Encuentre la información más actualizada sobre los protocolos COVID-19 para el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Manatee.

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  • Promotion and Graduation Requirements

    Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran’s latest emergency order touching on promotion requirements and graduation requirements related to state testing. / Muchos de ustedes han oído hablar de la última orden de emergencia del Comisionado de Educación de Florida, Richard Corcoran, sobre los requisitos de promoción y los requisitos de graduación relacionados con las pruebas estatales. / Anpil nan nou te tande pale sou dènye lòd ijans Komisyonè Edikasyon Florid la,Richard Corcoran, ki pale sou kondisyon pwomosyon ak kondisyon gradyasyon ki gen rapo ak egzamen leta yo.

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  • Click for Books for Kids information. | Haga clic para obtener información sobre Libros para niños.

    The program is FREE. Help your child read to succeed!
    El programa es gratis. ¡Ayude a su niño/a leer para tener éxito!

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Welcome to Ballard Elementary School

  • Mission Statement: 
    We believe that all students are important and valuable. We believe that challenge does not break us, but is the foundation for our success We believe that our dreams and goals will be reached through hard work and effort. We believe that effort is the key to our success. We believe that all students will be successful everyday who work hard and try.

    Vision Statement: 
    Ballard will be a collaborative learning community of students, families, and staff aspiring to create leaders and positive role models who will serve as anchors for the global community of our future. We will empower all students to achieve their highest level of academic excellence and we will work cooperatively to establish a respectful and supportive learning environment.


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