Ford Elementary School (Closed 2013)

14500 East Maxwell Place
Denver, CO 80239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ford Elementary School served 293 students in grades 3-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 39% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 56%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 33% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 70%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ford Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
39%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
33%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ford Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ford Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
77%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ford Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
21%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ford Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
1%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ford Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 CO.
Diversity Score
0.370.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ford Elementary School is Collegiate Preparatory Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marie L. Greenwood Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dcis At Ford (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Dcis At Ford Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 472 students
    0.1 miles
    14500 Maxwell Place
    Denver, CO 80239
    (720) 424-7300
    0.1 PK-5 472
  • Denver Escalante-biggs Academy
    Grades: PK-K | 378 students
    0.4 miles
    5300 Crown Blvd
    Denver, CO 80239
    (720) 424-4620
    0.4 PK-K 378
  • Denver Marie L. Greenwood Academy Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-8 | 602 students
    0.4 miles
    5130 Durham Court
    Denver, CO 80239
    (720) 424-6630
    0.4 1-8 602
  • Denver Maxwell Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    0.7 miles
    14390 East Bolling Drive
    Denver, CO 80239
    (720) 424-5740
    0.7 PK-5 575
  • Denver Collegiate Preparatory Academy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 433 students
    0.8 miles
    5290 Kittredge Street
    Denver, CO 80239
    (720) 423-0850
    0.8 9-12 433
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