Ford Road Elementary School

  • Ford Road Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ford Road Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Ford Road Elementary School's student population of 622 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ford Road Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ford Road Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1384 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ford Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
10%
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Black
100%
22%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ford Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ford Road Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.000.54
This chart display the diversity score of Ford Road Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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