Robert L Ford

  • Robert L Ford serves 492 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Robert L Ford placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts 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 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Robert L Ford's student population of 492 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Robert L Ford is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Robert L Ford is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1552 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
74%
20%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
7%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLynn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: PK-5 | 631 students
    0.6 miles
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  • Lynn Fecteau-leary Junior/senior High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 107 students
    0.6 miles
    33 North Common Street
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  • Lynn Cobbet Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 639 students
    0.7 miles
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    Lynn, MA 01902
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