Henry Ford Middle School

Henry Ford Middle School serves 713 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Henry Ford Middle School operates within the Jefferson Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 713 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 713 students
Henry Ford Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Henry Ford Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students 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 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Henry Ford Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
1%
Henry Ford Middle School Asian (1990-2013)
Hispanic
10%
4%
Henry Ford Middle School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
65%
48%
Henry Ford Middle School Black (1990-2013)
White
20%
44%
Henry Ford Middle School White (1990-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.53 0.34
Henry Ford Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
84%
61%
Henry Ford Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,762 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
92
5
Number of Students Managed 47,762 2,117
Jefferson Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $523 MM $33 MM
District Spending $593 MM $33 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverside Alternative High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverside Alternative High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Catherine Strehle Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WestwegoCatherine Strehle Elementary School
    178 Millie Dr
    WestwegoLA 70094
    (504)436-1920
    0.3 mi | 477 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WestwegoWaggaman Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6801 River Rd
    WestwegoLA 70094
    (504)436-1304
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | 46 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • WestwegoNorbert Rillieux Elementary School
    7121 River Rd
    WestwegoLA 70094
    (504)436-8336
    2.2 mi | 171 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • New OrleansHarahan Elementary School
    6723 Jefferson Hwy
    New OrleansLA 70123
    (504)737-3918
    2.6 mi | 577 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WestwegoMildred S. Harris Elementary School
    1805 Bridge City Ave
    WestwegoLA 70094
    (504)436-4626
    2.9 mi | 408 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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