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1950 Firehouse Drive
El Paso, TX 79936

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(915) 937-8200
(915) 856-1478
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May 30, 2014
The school is supportive of the students, parents, and teachers.The school continues to make improvements to instruction and the facility.

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September 27, 2013
The school is great, from the director to the teachers they are there for the learning of the students.

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July 14, 2011
There is alot to say about a school that is Exemplary 3 years in a row. It takes effort from all teachers and students to accomplish this and my child has lived up to the high standards in this school. Great staff, beautiful, clean school and nice students.

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April 27, 2011
This school is garbage just like all the other schools in this city. Every teacher ( except one in my experience) is just incompetent and only teaches to get the summers off. they have no passion for there students or teaching. Can;t wait to leave for my kids sake.

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December 21, 2010
All three of my children attended this school. I have seen many Principals come and go. The current Principal IS too involved in fund raising and teaching to the State Test (TAKS) instead of allowing the Teachers to do their job. The Teachers are great! The Parents are VERY involved. All my childrens' classes always had too many parent volunteers for field trips and events. If the Principal would just allow the Teachers to do their jobs this School would be top in the nation. She also does not allow FULL parent involvement and gives parents a sense of being outsiders.

- submitted by a parent

August 02, 2010
Not impressed with this school. The Principal only cares about test scores, not children. Most of the teachers are new, and seem lost. There are a few good teachers, but you have to "know someone" to get your child in their class.

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May 02, 2010
This school is a great place for my children. The leadership is great and we have been so excited with the quality of the teachers. They do an excellent job!! Go Dalmations !!

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October 02, 2007
We have a great new principal and gets involved in all necessary issues. She is great at directing traffic. You won't see too many principals getting this involved to assure the safety of our children. More and more teachers are pursuing their masters. Go Dalmations!

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February 24, 2006
Helen Ball is a good elmentary school,some of the teachers there are not that great.But the new principal and assistant pricipals are not that good!

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August 14, 2005
This was a top notch school SY02/03, but suffered under a lax principal since that SY. This SY (SY05/06) new leadership has shown that the basics count, and that both parents and teachers are accountable. I already see a change for the positive, and see this school becoming the jewel of El Paso public schools.

- submitted by a parent

July 06, 2005
I was very satisfied with the school and teachers at Helen Ball. My children attended for three years until we moved out state. The teachers were great and the attention given to students is better.

- submitted by a parent
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Helen Ball Elementary School
1950 Firehouse Drive, El Paso, TX  79936
(915) 937-8200
Last modified Helen Ball Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Helen Ball Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top