Clara B Ford Sda

20651 West Warren St
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Clara B Ford Sda serves 51 students in grades 5-12.
Clara B Ford Sda placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Clara B Ford Sda's student population of 51 students has declined by 61% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
51 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Clara B Ford Sda is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Clara B Ford Sda is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#758 out of 2925 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
49%
18%
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White
41%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
<50%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clara B Ford Sda's ranking?
Clara B Ford Sda is ranked #758 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Clara B Ford Sda?
The graduation rate of Clara B Ford Sda is 50%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Clara B Ford Sda?
51 students attend Clara B Ford Sda.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Clara B Ford Sda students are Black, 41% of students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Clara B Ford Sda?
Clara B Ford Sda has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Clara B Ford Sda offer ?
Clara B Ford Sda offers enrollment in grades 5-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Clara B Ford Sda part of?
Clara B Ford Sda is part of Clara B. Ford Academy (SDA) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 51 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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