Robert L Ford School

49 Hollingsworth St, Lynn, MA 01902 | (781) 477-7375
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 521
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Lynn School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $14,933
  • Graduation Rate: 74.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 13,373

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 521
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 290 (55.7%)
  • Females: 231 (44.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 49 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 439 (84.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 488 (93.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Robert L Ford School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.8%
Black5811.1%
Asian6011.5%
Hispanic32261.8%
White6211.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Robert L Ford School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten8917.1%
1st Grade9117.5%
2nd Grade9217.7%
3rd Grade8315.9%
4th Grade8616.5%
5th Grade8015.4%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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1 review for Robert L Ford School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 23, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was very scepitcal about this school even kept my daughter in private school for kindergarden because all the bad stuff you here about LYNN...
    but my daughters teacher was awesome and she learned so much... it's very culterly deverce... I'm now over my fear of Lynn and my daughter can't wait to start 2 nd grade in sept.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Robert L Ford School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201048.0%45.0%63.0%
200950.0%37.0%57.0%
 
Math Test
201053.0%49.0%65.0%
200974.0%44.0%60.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201025.0%31.0%54.0%
200931.0%32.0%53.0%
 
Math Test
201027.0%35.0%48.0%
200917.0%30.0%48.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201048.0%43.0%63.0%
200934.0%--
 
Math Test
201029.0%36.0%55.0%
200929.0%--
 
Science Test
201029.0%35.0%53.0%
200920.0%--
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200972.0%47.0%66.0%
 
Math Test
200954.0%38.0%57.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200961.0%47.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
200935.0%25.0%49.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200975.0%61.0%78.0%
 
Math Test
200942.0%28.0%48.0%
 
Science Test
200920.0%17.0%39.0%
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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