Ford Elementary



Ford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 68
1 63
2 50
3 48
4 65
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Tucson Unified School District. It enrolls 377 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ford Elementary is the 832nd largest public school in Arizona and the 33,929th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 377
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,929th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 832nd out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 623rd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 778th out of 948

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Ford Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 195
(52%)
18,550
(51%)
 Female 182
(48%)
17,667
(49%)

Ford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 169
(45%)
23,313
(64%)
 White 147
(39%)
7,763
(21%)
 Two or More 26
(7%)
1,077
(3%)
 Black 22
(6%)
1,870
(5%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
579
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
1,469
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
146
(0%)

Ford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 224
(59%)
23,499
(65%)
 Not Eligible 132
(35%)
11,030
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
1,688
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Ford Elementary is ranked 551st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 352
2006 353
2007 369
2008 361
2009 326
2010 425
2011 369
2012 377

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 18.6
2007 19.9
2008 22.6
2009 21.7
2010 20.6
2011 17.9
2012 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61363636363636
2006 0.36543909348442
2007 0.018970189701897
2008 0.52908587257618
2009 0.62883435582822
2010 0.49647058823529
2011 0.6260162601626
2012 0.64986737400531

Compare Ford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 65.0%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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