Robert L Ford

49 Hollingsworth St
Lynn, MA 01902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 447 students in grades 1-5, Robert L Ford ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Robert L Ford ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Robert L Ford's student population of 447 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Robert L Ford ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Robert L Ford is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MA)
#1466 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11%
37%
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24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
80%
23%
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Black
7%
10%
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White
5%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Robert L Ford's ranking?
Robert L Ford is ranked #1466 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Robert L Ford?
447 students attend Robert L Ford.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Robert L Ford students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Robert L Ford?
Robert L Ford has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Robert L Ford offer ?
Robert L Ford offers enrollment in grades 1-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Robert L Ford part of?
Robert L Ford is part of Lynn School District.

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5   6/22/2015
My child love this school and have the best teacher
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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