Ford High School

20000 Evergreen Rd, Detroit, MI 48219 | (313) 494-7567
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,206
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 20000 Evergreen Road, Detroit, MI 48219
  • Principal or Admin: Ms. Sharon Dennis
  • Fax: (313) 494-7565
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Detroit City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,016
  • Graduation Rate: 45.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 11.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 89,561

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,206
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 65.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 660 (54.7%)
  • Females: 546 (45.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (1.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 965 (80.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 985 (81.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ford High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black1,19599.1%
Asian--
Hispanic20.2%
White70.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ford High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade57047.3%
10th Grade27122.5%
11th Grade24420.2%
12th Grade12010.0%
Ungraded10.08%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Ford High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MEAP and MME state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Social Studies Test
201023.2%42.2%72.8%
200924.9%40.4%71.1%
200834.5%44.5%72.4%
 

MME - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
20103.0%15.8%50.4%
20090.5%16.2%49.3%
20083.8%14.3%46.2%
 
Reading Test
201023.3%37.1%65.2%
200919.0%34.5%59.9%
200822.3%35.5%61.9%
 
Science Test
201012.4%21.0%57.9%
20098.3%22.4%55.6%
200813.8%23.4%56.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201044.6%47.7%79.4%
200943.0%55.0%81.3%
200851.2%55.5%79.9%
 
Writing Test
20109.0%18.5%43.7%
20095.6%19.2%43.4%
20086.9%17.4%41.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200910.9%26.4%52.1%
200814.4%26.0%52.3%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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