Ford High School

20000 Evergreen Rd

Detroit, MI 48219-2075

Tel: (313)494-7567
Grades: 9-12

702 students

Ford High School serves 702 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 54:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Ford High School operates within the Education Achievement System-eas School District.
The school district's 45% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 702 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Students by Grade Ford High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 54:1 18:1
Black
100%
22%
All Ethnic Groups Ford High School Sch Ethnicity Ford High 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.
0.00 0.26
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.
83% 44%
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.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,991 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 45% has decreased from 90% over five years.
School District Name Education Achievement System-eas School District
Number of Schools
Managed
143
3
Number of Students Managed 112,991 930
Graduation Rate 45% 82%
Education Achievement System-eas School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,294 MM $11 MM
District Spending $1,327 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,264 $11,537
Education Achievement System-eas School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,596 $11,612
Education Achievement System-eas School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southfield Regional Academic Campus High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ludington Magnet Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Michigan Technical Academy (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DetroitMichigan Technical Academy
    Charter School
    19900 Evergreen Rd
    DetroitMI 48219
    (313)538-4927
    Charter School

    0 mi | 225 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • DetroitLudington Magnet Middle School
    19051 Berg Rd
    DetroitMI 48219
    (313)494-7549
    0.4 mi | 514 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • SouthfieldSouthfield Regional Academic Campus High School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    21705 Evergreen Rd
    SouthfieldMI 48075
    (248)746-0012
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 400 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DetroitDetroit Service Learning Academy
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    21605 West 7 Mile Rd
    DetroitMI 48219
    (313)541-7619
    Magnet School
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 1113 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • DetroitEmerson Elementary-middle School
    18240 Huntington Rd
    DetroitMI 48219
    (313)831-9689
    1.1 mi | 704 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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