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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 350 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students 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
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
Black
1%
5%
White
90%
80%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,201 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Forest City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,201 678
Graduation Rate 96% 91%
District Total Revenue $14 MM $7 MM
District Spending $13 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,797 $11,087
District Spending / Student $9,829 $10,614
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 Students Grades
  • Forest CityForest City Middle School
    216 West School St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641)585-4772
    0 mi | 287 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Forest CityForest City Alternative School
    Alternative School
    145 South Clark St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641)585-2324
    Alternative School

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

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