Fordland Middle School

  • Fordland Middle School serves 118 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fordland Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Fordland Middle School's student population of 118 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fordland Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Fordland Middle School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#1470 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
100%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.000.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFordland R-III School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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