Albert F Ford Middle School

  • Albert F Ford Middle School serves 413 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Albert F Ford Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Albert F Ford Middle School's student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students413 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Albert F Ford Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Albert F Ford Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Albert F Ford Middle School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1093 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Albert F Ford Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Albert F Ford Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
96%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Albert F Ford Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.080.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Albert F Ford Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Albert F Ford Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcushnet School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • New Bedford Casimir Pulaski
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    2.0 miles
    1097 Braley Rd
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 997-4511
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  • New Bedford Elwyn G Campbell
    Grades: PK-5 | 274 students
    2.2 miles
    145 Essex Street
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 997-4511
    2.2 PK-5 274
  • Rochester Rochester Memorial
    Grades: PK-6 | 498 students
    2.6 miles
    16 Pine Street
    Rochester, MA 02770
    (508) 763-2049
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  • New Bedford Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,153 students
    2.7 miles
    1121 Ashley Blvd
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 998-3321
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