Gerald R. Ford Academic Center



Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 38
2 24
3 24
4 25
5 28
6 21
7 19
8 23
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 242 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 242
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.3

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Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 127
(52%)
4,081
(49%)
 Male 115
(48%)
4,260
(51%)

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 152
(63%)
2,934
(35%)
 Hispanic 73
(30%)
2,969
(36%)
 White 10
(4%)
1,796
(22%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
468
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
128
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 199
(82%)
5,492
(66%)
 Not Eligible 32
(13%)
2,472
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(5%)
377
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gerald R. Ford Academic Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 175
2014 224
2015 242

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 13.2
2014 13.7
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.92571428571429
2014 0.88839285714286
2015 0.86776859504132

Compare Gerald R. Ford Academic Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 86.8%
 

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