Ford Elementary



Ford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 121
1 63
2 58
3 61
4 63
5 75
6 53
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richmond, CA in the West Contra Costa Unf School District. It enrolls 494 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ford Elementary is the 3,423rd largest public school in California and the 22,092nd largest nationally. It has 27.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 494
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,092nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,423rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,812th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,013th out of 6,159

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Ford Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 255
(52%)
9,888
(51%)
 Female 239
(48%)
9,418
(49%)

Ford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 409
(83%)
9,872
(51%)
 Asian 33
(7%)
2,983
(15%)
 Black 33
(7%)
3,766
(20%)
 White 12
(2%)
2,286
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
132
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
232
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Ford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 491
(99%)
12,443
(64%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
5,618
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,245
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ford Elementary is ranked 1,324th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 464
2006 462
2007 456
2008 421
2009 383
2010 402
2011 393
2012 494

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 20.6
2007 19.8
2008 16.8
2009 17.7
2010 N/A
2011 23.1
2012 27.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99353448275862
2006 0.995670995671
2007 0.99342105263158
2008 0.99287410926366
2009 0.90600522193211
2010 0.99004975124378
2011 0.67684478371501
2012 0.99392712550607

Compare Ford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,740.0% 27.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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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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