Forest City High School

Forest City High School serves 350 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Forest City High School operates within the Forest City Community School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 350 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 350 students
Forest City High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Forest City High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Forest City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Forest City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
2%
Forest City High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
4%
9%
Forest City High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Forest City High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
90%
80%
Forest City High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Forest City High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.19 0.21
Forest City High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
22%
34%
Forest City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Forest City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,201 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,797 is less than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,829 is less than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Forest City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,201 678
Forest City Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 96% 91%
Forest City Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $7 MM
Forest City Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $7 MM
Forest City Community   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,797 $11,087
Forest City Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,829 $10,614
Forest City Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forest City Alternative School (0.1 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
    216 West School St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641)585-4772
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 287 students                      
  • Forest CityForest City Alternative School
    Alternative School
    145 South Clark St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641)585-2324
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 15 students                      
  • Forest CityForest City Elementary School
    1405 West I St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641)585-2670
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 549 students                      
  • Crystal LakeWoden-crystal Lake Elementary School
    120 5th St East
    Crystal LakeIA 50432
    (641)565-3211
    7.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 32 students                      
  • GarnerGarner Elementary School
    1080 Division St
    GarnerIA 50438
    (641)923-2831
    11.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 530 students                      

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