Forest View Alternative School

2121 South Goebbert Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4205

Tel: (847)718-7771
Grades 9-12
70 students
Forest View Alternative School serves 70 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Forest View Alternative School operates within the Township Hsd 214 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 70 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 70 students
Forest View Alternative School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Forest View Alternative School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Forest View Alternative School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Forest View Alternative School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 18:1
Forest View Alternative School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
38%
25%
Forest View Alternative School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
17%
17%
Forest View Alternative School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
43%
50%
Forest View Alternative School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Forest View Alternative School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Forest View Alternative School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.65 0.31
Forest View Alternative School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
50%
47%
Forest View Alternative School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
n/a
3%
Forest View Alternative School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,982 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $20,018 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,476 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Township Hsd 214 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 11,982 938
Township Hsd 214 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 214 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $11 MM
Township Hsd 214 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $238 MM $11 MM
Township Hsd 214 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $20,018 $11,118
Township Hsd 214 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $19,476 $11,218
Township Hsd 214 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Newcomer Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Newcomer Center (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newcomer Center (0 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington HeightsNewcomer Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-11 | 18 students2121 South Goebbert Rd
    Arlington HeightsIL 60005
    (847)718-7937
    09-1118
  • Arlington HeightsVanguard School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 90 students2121 South Goebbert Rd
    Arlington HeightsIL 60005
    (847)718-7870
    09-1290
  • Mount ProspectHolmes Junior High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 532 students1900 West Lonnquist Blvd
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)593-4390
    0.56-8532
  • Mount ProspectJohn Jay Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 388 students1835 West Pheasant Trl
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)593-4385
    0.6PK-5388
  • Mount ProspectForest View Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 464 students1901 West Estates Dr
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)593-4359
    0.7PK-5464

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.