Ford Elementary School

  • Ford Elementary School serves 794 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Ford Elementary School's student population of 794 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students794 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ford Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ford Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#89 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
80%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ford Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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    1.6 miles
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    (678)594-8224
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    2.1 miles
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    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (678)594-8298
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  • Kennesaw Harrison High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2046 students
    2.4 miles
    4500 Due West Rd Nw
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    (678)594-8104
    2.4 9-12 2046
  • Acworth Durham Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1064 students
    2.7 miles
    2891 Mars Hill Rd Nw
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  • Acworth Frey Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 784 students
    2.7 miles
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    (770)975-6655
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