Henry Ford Middle School

Henry Ford Middle School serves 535 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Henry Ford Middle School operates within the Jefferson Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 535 students
Henry Ford Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Henry Ford Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Henry Ford Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Henry Ford Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
Henry Ford Middle School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
9%
4%
Henry Ford Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
62%
48%
Henry Ford Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
22%
45%
Henry Ford Middle School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Henry Ford Middle School Sch Ethnicity Henry Ford Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.57
Henry Ford Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
79%
61%
Henry Ford Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Henry Ford Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 46,421 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
6
Number of Students Managed 46,421 1,938
Jefferson Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $523 MM $33 MM
District Spending $593 MM $33 MM
Jefferson Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,981 $14,187
Jefferson Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,581 $14,076
Jefferson Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Avondale Catherine Strehle Elementary School
    178 Millie Dr
    Avondale , LA , 70094
    (504)436-1920
    0.2  mi  |  469  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Waggaman Waggaman Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6801 River Rd
    Waggaman , LA , 70094
    (504)436-1304
    Alternative School
    1.8  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Waggaman Norbert Rillieux Elementary School
    7121 River Rd
    Waggaman , LA , 70094
    (504)436-8336
    2.2  mi  |  171  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Harahan Harahan Elementary School
    6723 Jefferson Hwy
    Harahan , LA , 70123
    (504)737-3918
    2.6  mi  |  577  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bridge City Bridge City Elementary School
    1805 Bridge City Ave
    Bridge City , LA , 70094
    (504)436-4626
    2.8  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 25, 2011 - 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

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Did You Know?
Jefferson Parish, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Jefferson Parish is Harmony Science Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.