William Ford Elementary School

14749 Alber St, Dearborn, MI 48126 | (313) 827-6400
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 629
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 14749 Alber Street, Dearborn, MI 48126
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Mahmoud Abu-Rus
  • Fax: (313) 827-6405
  • Website: www.dearbornschools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Dearborn City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $11,155
  • Graduation Rate: 80.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.1
  • Enrolled Students: 18,532

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 629
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 299 (47.5%)
  • Females: 330 (52.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 44 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 490 (77.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 534 (84.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
William Ford Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black40.6%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic111.7%
White61297.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For William Ford Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten10116.1%
1st Grade10817.2%
2nd Grade12319.6%
3rd Grade9615.3%
4th Grade10015.9%
5th Grade10116.1%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that William Ford Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.8%95.8%95.3%
200994.8%94.8%94.8%
200886.7%92.8%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201073.1%80.4%86.8%
200980.0%86.0%89.8%
200885.1%84.2%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200881.9%81.2%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200847.4%61.6%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.4%92.0%91.5%
200994.8%93.5%92.3%
200869.1%84.0%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201070.8%81.6%84.1%
200976.3%76.5%84.1%
200864.9%75.0%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201046.1%52.8%47.2%
2009---
200830.5%37.1%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200855.3%67.4%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.9%81.6%79.9%
200969.3%78.4%79.5%
200869.4%77.3%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201076.3%81.6%85.1%
200962.2%75.3%85.2%
200868.8%74.9%81.5%
 
Science Test
201063.1%73.8%78.1%
200959.4%72.9%81.0%
200866.3%78.2%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200864.6%71.1%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200842.7%56.3%63.4%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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