Henry Ford Middle School

Henry Ford Middle School serves 671 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Henry Ford Middle School operates within the Jefferson Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 671 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 671 students
Henry Ford Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Henry Ford Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Henry Ford Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Henry Ford Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Henry Ford Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.35
Henry Ford Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
60%
Henry Ford Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Henry Ford Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson Parish School District's student population of 46,312 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,875 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,024 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
5
Number of Students Managed 46,312 2,019
Jefferson Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $531 MM $30 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $582 MM $31 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,875 $13,503
Jefferson Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,024 $14,322
Jefferson Parish School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Riverside Alternative High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverside Alternative High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Catherine Strehle Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • WestwegoCatherine Strehle Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    0.2 miles
    178 Millie Dr
    WestwegoLA 70094
    (504)436-1920
    0.2PK-5430
  • New OrleansHarahan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
    2.6 miles
    6723 Jefferson Hwy
    New OrleansLA 70123
    (504)737-3918
    2.6PK-5558
  • WestwegoMildred S. Harris Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
    2.8 miles
    1805 Bridge City Ave
    WestwegoLA 70094
    (504)436-4626
    2.8PK-5412
  • New OrleansHazel Park/hilda Knoff School
    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
    3 miles
    8809 Jefferson Hwy
    New OrleansLA 70123
    (504)737-6163
    3PK-5359
  • WestwegoJoshua Butler Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
    3.2 miles
    300 Fourth St
    WestwegoLA 70094
    (504)341-1351
    3.2PK-5471

School Reviews

The administration at this school is sub-standard. They do not enforce discipline and they do not back their teachers in any fashion. The kids roam the halls during the day and run amok. Teachers are frustrated with administration lack of support.
- Posted by Administrator, 01/25/11

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