Ford Elementary School

  • Ford Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ford Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Ford Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ford Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ford Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#8546 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
82%
54%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
3%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Contra Costa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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