186 Ford Avenue
Fords, NJ 08863
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ford Avenue Elementary School serves 223 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ford Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ford Avenue Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Ford Avenue Elementary School's student population of 223 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Ford Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ford Avenue Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1517 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
44%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 20%)

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