Fords Prairie Elementary School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Fords Prairie Elementary School serves 373 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Fords Prairie Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Fords Prairie Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Fords Prairie Elementary School's student population of 373 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Fords Prairie Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fords Prairie Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1191 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
35%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
61%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentralia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fords Prairie Elementary School is Futurus High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Centralia Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edison Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Centralia Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 73 students
    0.6 miles
    2320 Borst Ave
    Centralia, WA 98531
    (360) 330-7600
    0.6 PK 73
  • Centralia Centralia Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 492 students
    0.7 miles
    901 Johnson Road
    Centralia, WA 98531
    (360) 330-7619
    0.7 7-8 492
  • Centralia Futurus High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 56 students
    0.7 miles
    906 Johnson Road
    Centralia, WA 98531
    (360) 827-6430
    0.7 9-12 56
  • Centralia Centralia High School Math: 30% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,081 student
    0.8 miles
    813 Eshom Road
    Centralia, WA 98531
    (360) 330-7605
    0.8 9-12 1,081
  • Centralia Edison Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-3 | 340 students
    1.7 miles
    607 H Street
    Centralia, WA 98531
    (360) 330-7631
    1.7 K-3 340

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