Fords Prairie Elementary School

  • Fords Prairie Elementary School serves 375 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fords Prairie Elementary School's student population of 375 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fords Prairie Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fords Prairie Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1600 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fords Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
37%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
61%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fords Prairie Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.500.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fords Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentralia School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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