School Details

Ford Elementary School

601 Lucas Ave, Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-3986
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 509 students 16 students/teacher (SC avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

61%
72%
79%
47%
69%
72%
47%
58%
63%
83%
79%
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78%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2013-2014 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • Laurens 55 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
75%
77%
52%
73%
75%
46%
70%
70%
60%
79%
84%
55%
76%
77%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2013-2014 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • Laurens 55 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
80%
80%
60%
75%
76%
52%
67%
69%
54%
70%
72%
56%
79%
81%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2013-2014 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • Laurens 55 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ford Elementary School is a public elementary school in Laurens. The principal of Ford Elementary School is Susan Heydt and can be contacted at sheydt@laurens55.k12.sc.us. 509 students attend Ford Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 93% of the 509 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Ford Elementary School is 16:1. Laurens Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 39% 60%
Hispanic 36% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 29%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 0%
Asian 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 69%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter started 5K here. Needless to say I was very disappointed with how little she was taught. The teachers seem to be young and just out of school with no previous experience. Fortunately we move and she finished kindergarten at an excellent school where she learned and grew tremendously in the last 5 months.

  • (5 years ago)

    my grandchildren attend this school and i went here when it was k-12 and i graduated from here.the teachers are great and seem to really care about all their students.my grandchildren just love it so if they are happy it must be a great school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Son went here 2 years. Awful! No homework no variety. 5th grade & he can barely tell you all 50 states or write a sentence!

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