13800 Ford Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Fordson High School serves 2,595 students in grades 9-12.
Fordson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Fordson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Fordson High School's student population of 2,595 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,595 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
124 teachers
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School Rankings

Fordson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fordson High School is 0.04, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2086 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
98%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
96%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,595 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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