Henry Ford Middle School

  • Henry Ford Middle School serves 638 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Henry Ford Middle School operates within the Jefferson Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 638 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 638 students
Henry Ford Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Henry Ford Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Henry Ford Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Henry Ford Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Henry Ford Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Henry Ford Middle School American Indian Students (2008-2011)
Asian
4%
2%
Henry Ford Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
14%
6%
Henry Ford Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
61%
44%
Henry Ford Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
19%
45%
Henry Ford Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Henry Ford Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Henry Ford Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Henry Ford Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.35
Henry Ford Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
84%
58%
Henry Ford Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Henry Ford Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson Parish School District's student population of 47,817 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,853 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,187 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
4
Number of Students Managed 47,817 1,685
Jefferson Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $549 MM $27 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $518 MM $26 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,853 $15,711
Jefferson Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,187 $15,475
Jefferson Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  1/25/2011
The administration at this school is sub-standard. They do not enforce discipline and they do not back their teachers in any fashion. The kids roam the halls during the day and run amok. Teachers are frustrated with administration lack of support.
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