Henry Ford Middle School

  • Henry Ford Middle School serves 575 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Henry Ford Middle School's student population of 575 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henry Ford Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henry Ford Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#654 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
6%
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Black
61%
44%
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White
15%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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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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