Fordson High School



Fordson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fordson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 754
10 607
11 476
12 477

Fordson High School is a public high school of the Dearborn City School District located in Dearborn, MI. It has 2,314 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fordson High School is the 7th largest public high school in Michigan and the 824th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,314
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 116.7

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Fordson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,269
(55%)
3,275
(54%)
 Female 1,045
(45%)
2,737
(46%)

Fordson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,225
(96%)
5,422
(90%)
 Black 45
(2%)
350
(6%)
 Hispanic 25
(1%)
144
(2%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
69
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Fordson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,665
(72%)
3,300
(55%)
 Not Eligible 559
(24%)
2,483
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(4%)
229
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fordson High School is ranked 1st out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fordson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Fordson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2321
2006 2511
2007 2380
2008 2380
2009 2362
2010 2363
2011 2403
2012 2314

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 24.1
2007 19.8
2008 23
2009 22.2
2010 20.7
2011 20.9
2012 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46531667384748
2006 0.58940661091199
2007 0.63655462184874
2008 0.68193277310924
2009 0.66384419983065
2010 0.71096064325011
2011 0.75364128173117
2012 0.75842696629213

Compare Fordson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 75.8%
 

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