Forest View Alternative School

2121 South Goebbert Rd,

Arlington Heights, IL, 60005-4205

Tel: (847)718-7771
Grades: 9-12

81 students

Forest View Alternative School serves 81 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% 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.

Overview

The student population of 81 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 81 students
Forest View Alternative School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 72% Male / 28%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Forest View Alternative School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Forest View Alternative School Students 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 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 15:1
Forest View Alternative School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Forest View Alternative School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
38%
23%
Forest View Alternative School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
11%
19%
Forest View Alternative School Black (2007-2012)
White
46%
50%
Forest View Alternative School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Forest View Alternative School Sch Ethnicity Forest View Alternative School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.64 0.95
Forest View Alternative School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
19%
23%
Forest View Alternative School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
37%
26%
Forest View Alternative School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Township Hsd 214 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 12,212 775
Township Hsd 214 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 214 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $230 MM n/a
Township Hsd 214 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $216 MM n/a
Township Hsd 214 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,530 $0
Township Hsd 214 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,407 $0
Township Hsd 214 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Vanguard School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Newcomer Center (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Jay Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arlington Heights Vanguard School
    Special Education School
    2121 South Goebbert Rd
    Arlington Heights , IL , 60005
    (847)718-7870
    Special Education School
    0  mi  |  85  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Arlington Heights Newcomer Center
    Special Education School
    2121 South Goebbert Rd
    Arlington Heights , IL , 60005
    (847)718-7937
    Special Education School
    0  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Arlington Heights Nw Suburban Etc Regional Pgms High School
    Vocational School
    2121 South Goebbert Rd
    Arlington Heights , IL , 60005
    (847)718-6800
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mt Prospect Holmes Junior High School
    1900 West Lonnquist Blvd
    Mt Prospect , IL , 60056
    (847)593-4390
    0.5  mi  |  511  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Mt Prospect John Jay Elementary School
    1835 West Pheasant Trl
    Mt Prospect , IL , 60056
    (847)593-4385
    0.6  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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