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Ballman Elementary School

Welcome! At Ballman we always enjoy an exciting and learning packed year. Our school building is located at the corner of 2601 South Q Street and Greenwood Avenue. Ballman serves Kindergarten through sixth-grade students. Ballman is North Central accredited and has the achievement as a Blue Ribbon school. 

Ballman strives to provide lessons that are educationally challenging and student friendly. All students are encouraged to do their best as we work to meet our motto: Let’s work together 

Trying our best

Obeying the rules

Getting our work done

Expressing our ideas

Thinking kind thoughts

Helping others

Experiencing success

Respecting each other    

Ballman has an active P.T.A. and wonderful Partners In Education who support our teaching and learning each day. It is the mission of Ballman Elementary to provide an educational program that enables our children to become proficient in reading, writing, and math. Our commitment is to provide the skills necessary for them to become self-assured, successful, life-long learners.

Best Wishes,

Lori Griffin, Principal


School Day 8:05 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.

Breakfast 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Lunch  K-1st           10:45–11:15 a.m.

           2nd-4th       11:30-12:00 p.m.

           5th-6th        12:15–12:45 p.m. 


This School is accredited by the North Central Association and the Arkansas Department of Education.

2601 South "Q" Street

Fort Smith, AR  72901

Phone (479)783-1280   Fax (479)785-1513

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