Nations Ford Elementary



Nations Ford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nations Ford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 159
1 143
2 120
3 129
4 112
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nations Ford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 751 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nations Ford Elementary is the 189th largest public school in North Carolina and the 5,971st largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 751
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.3

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Nations Ford Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 384
(51%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 367
(49%)
51,417
(49%)

Nations Ford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 487
(65%)
24,386
(23%)
 Black 233
(31%)
40,499
(39%)
 White 16
(2%)
30,400
(29%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
6,558
(6%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2,330
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

Nations Ford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 748
(100%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
37,833
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Nations Ford Elementary is ranked 41st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nations Ford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Nations Ford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 465
2006 509
2007 536
2008 599
2009 600
2010 573
2011 587
2012 623
2013 645
2014 713
2015 751

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 N/A
2007 12.6
2008 13.7
2009 14
2010 15.1
2011 14.8
2012 16.5
2013 14.4
2014 16
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88817204301075
2006 0.72691552062868
2007 0.85820895522388
2008 0.86978297161937
2009 0.915
2010 0.91099476439791
2011 0.95229982964225
2012 0.93258426966292
2013 0.90697674418605
2014 0.99579242636746
2015 0.99600532623169

Compare Nations Ford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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