Forest Hill School

Forest Hill School serves 321 students in grades KG - 7.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Forest Hill School operates within the Camden City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 321 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 321 students
Forest Hill School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Forest Hill School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Forest Hill School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Forest Hill School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
Forest Hill School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
26%
24%
Forest Hill School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
74%
16%
Forest Hill School Black Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.39 0.68
Forest Hill School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
89%
32%
Forest Hill School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
5%
5%
Forest Hill School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Camden City School District's student population of 11,660 students has decreased by 34% over five years.
The revenue/student of $29,451 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Camden City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 11,660 898
Camden City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $386 MM n/a
Camden City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $395 MM n/a
Camden City School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $29,451 n/a
Camden City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $30,110 n/a
Camden City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Camden High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Camden Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Knowledge A To Z Charter School (0.2 miles away)
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  • CamdenCamden High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
    0.1 miles
    1700 Park Blvd
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5100
    0.19-12750
  • CamdenKnowledge A To Z Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-4 | 241 students
    0.2 miles
    1725 Park Blvd
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)375-1140
    0.2KG-4241
  • CamdenEarly Childhood Development Center
    Grades: PK-KG | 447 students
    0.3 miles
    1602 Pine St
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-4171
    0.3PK-KG447
  • CamdenMet East High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 109 students
    0.4 miles
    1656 Kaighn Ave
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5223
    0.49-12109
  • CamdenCooper B. Hatch Family School
    Grades: 1-8 | 245 students
    0.5 miles
    1875 Park Blvd
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5122
    0.51-8245

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