BJHS Counselor

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Welcome to Ballinger Junior High. We are glad you are here. If you have any questions or concerns, please call me at 325-365-3537 extension 4004.

Mrs. Castleberry, JH Counselor


Parents are encouraged to monitor grades using online Gradebook. Go to - Parents - Gradebook - Ascender Parent Portal and follow the directions to create an account. If you have difficulties, contact Mary Thackerson at 325-365-3537 ext 4003. We also encourage our JH students to monitor their own grades.    


To Report Bullying or a Safety Concern using Anonymous Alerts:

Go to


Or make the report directly to the Junior High Office.


In an emergency, always call 9-1-1!



Remind Text Messages

Parents and Students - To keep up with events happening at Ballinger Junior High, please sign up:

  • To join Class of 2027  text @bjhs2027 to the number 81010
  • To join Class of 2028  text @bjhs2028 to the number 81010
  • To join Class of 2029  text @bjhs2029 to the number 81010


Newsletters - please see the link(s) below to read about tips for JH students.