Forest City High School

Forest City High School serves 366 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Forest City High School operates within the Forest City Community School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 366 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 366 students
Forest City High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Forest City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Forest City High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Forest City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is equal to the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Forest City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Forest City High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Forest City High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
5%
Forest City High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
88%
79%
Forest City High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Forest City High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Forest City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.22
Forest City High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
34%
Forest City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Forest City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,201 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,708 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,325 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Forest City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,201 670
Forest City Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 92%
Forest City Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $7 MM
Forest City Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $12 MM $7 MM
Forest City Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,708 $11,259
Forest City Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,325 $11,298
Forest City Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake Mills Senior High School (12 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forest City Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest City Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Forest CityForest City Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 293 students216 West School St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641)585-4772
    06-8293
  • Forest CityForest City Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 542 students1405 West I St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641)585-2670
    0.2PK-5542
  • GarnerGarner Elementary School
    11.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 518 students1080 Division St
    GarnerIA 50438
    (641)923-2831
    11.9PK-6518
  • Lake MillsLake Mills Elementary School
    12 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 328 students102 South 4th Ave East
    Lake MillsIA 50450
    (641)592-1882
    12KG-5328
  • Lake MillsLake Mills Middle School
    12 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 161 students102 South 4th Ave East
    Lake MillsIA 50450
    (641)592-0894
    126-8161

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