Henry Ford Elementary School

1110 E Polk St
Pharr, TX 78577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Henry Ford Elementary School serves 779 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Henry Ford Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Henry Ford Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Henry Ford Elementary School's student population of 779 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Henry Ford Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Henry Ford Elementary School is 0.02, 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 (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2091 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (04-05)
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Henry Ford Elementary School is Elvis J Ballew High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Buell Central Daep (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Juan Elvis J Ballew High School Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 358 students
    0.2 miles
    715 S Standard St
    San Juan, TX 78589
    (956) 354-2520
    0.2 9-12 358
  • Mcallen Student Alter Prog Alternative School
    Grades: 11 | 1 student
    0.4 miles
    3017 S 10th St
    Mcallen, TX 78503
    (956) 994-0068
    0.4 11 1
  • Pharr College Career & Technology Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 12
    0.8 miles
    1100 E Business Hwy 83
    Pharr, TX 78577
    (956) 784-8515
    0.8 12 n/a
  • Lewisville Premier H S Of Pharr Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 130 students
    0.8 miles
    200 E Expy 83 Ste E
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (956) 781-8800
    0.8 9-12 130
  • Pharr Buell Central Daep Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 84 students
    0.9 miles
    218 E Juarez
    Pharr, TX 78577
    (956) 354-2500
    0.9 6-12 84

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