Ford Elementary School

8001 E Stella Rd
Tucson, AZ 85730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ford Elementary School serves 221 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ford Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ford Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Ford Elementary School's student population of 221 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Ford Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ford Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1125 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
47%
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Black
15%
6%
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White
26%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ford Elementary School's ranking?
Ford Elementary School is ranked #1125 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Ford Elementary School often compared to?
Ford Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Irene Erickson Elementary School, Wheeler Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Ford Elementary School?
221 students attend Ford Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Ford Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 15% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ford Elementary School?
Ford Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Ford Elementary School offer ?
Ford Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Ford Elementary School part of?
Ford Elementary School is part of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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