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About Us


The Ballington Academy for the Arts & Sciences provides excellent elementary education grounded in research-based educational practices and the California Curriculum Frameworks. The motto for the Ballington Academy is “when our doors open, your child’s future begins.” The mission of the Ballington Academy is to provide all students with meaningful learning experiences through the integration of arts, sciences and technology. The achievement of our mission will result in the mastery of the State core performance standards.


The Ballington Academy for the Arts & Sciences is a charter school designed to address the critical need for innovative educational alternatives for students in the El Centro community of Imperial County. The Ballington Academy is committed to properly preparing children with a solid foundation of academic excellence and an appreciation of the power and importance of the arts and sciences. The educational model created for the Ballington Academy has a strong foundation of quality teachers, quality curriculum, strong educational ideology, and a rigorous academic learning environment. The Ballington Academy enables students to become competent, self-motivated, lifelong learners by providing a multi-cultural, student-centered environment, where standards aligned curricula are integrated with arts and sciences. The Ballington Academy is the school where students realize their dreams and establish the foundation for their future. The Ballington Academy creates the young Picassos and Einsteins of the future.