John E. Ford K-8 School

  • John E. Ford K-8 School serves 633 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • John E. Ford K-8 School's student population of 633 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John E. Ford K-8 School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of John E. Ford K-8 School is 0.41, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2655 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
76%
22%
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White
12%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John E. Ford K-8 School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.410.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John E. Ford K-8 School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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