John E. Ford K-8 School serves 627 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
John E. Ford K-8 School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 627 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 88%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in FL
- Math Proficiency: 31% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 36% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
John E. Ford K-8 School's student population of 627 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John E. Ford K-8 School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of John E. Ford K-8 School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2831 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is John E. Ford K-8 School's ranking?
John E. Ford K-8 School is ranked #2831 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend John E. Ford K-8 School?
627 students attend John E. Ford K-8 School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of John E. Ford K-8 School students are Black, 12% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John E. Ford K-8 School?
John E. Ford K-8 School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does John E. Ford K-8 School offer ?
John E. Ford K-8 School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is John E. Ford K-8 School part of?
John E. Ford K-8 School is part of Duval School District.
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Winter Break - Schools Closed
January 02, 2024 (Tuesday)
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