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Fordson High School
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  • Public
  • DEARBORN, MI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Fordson High School is a public school located in DEARBORN, MI. It has 2,595 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 30% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
30%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1160
425 responses
Average ACT
25
128 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$56,302
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,019
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$154,100
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 65 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 65 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 208 responses
  • Football
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • Pep Rallies
    14%
  • Talent show
    14%
  • Club organized events (blood drive, candy grams)
    10%
  • Dances
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,595
Free or Reduced Lunch
80%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 68 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 68 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 68 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,061
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.5%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 84 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 84 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 84 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,978 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 84 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 84 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 84 responses

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