Forest Hill School

1625 Wildwood Ave

Camden, NJ 08103-2848

Grades: KG-6

325 students

Forest Hill School serves 325 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
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.

Overview

The student population of 325 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 325 students
Forest Hill School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Forest Hill School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Forest Hill School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 12:1
Forest Hill School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
25%
24%
Forest Hill School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
75%
17%
Forest Hill School Black Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Forest Hill School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.38 0.42
Forest Hill 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.
90%
31%
Forest Hill School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
2%
6%
Forest Hill School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $32,633 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 72% over four years.
The district spending/student of $33,068 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 65% over four years.
School District Name Camden City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
2
Number of Students Managed 13,498 922
Camden City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $408 MM $20 MM
Camden City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $413 MM $19 MM
Camden City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $32,633 $20,414
Camden City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $33,068 $19,395
Camden City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Camden High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Camden Virtua Kids In Transition (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Knowledge A To Z Charter School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CamdenParkside
    Park And Wildwood Aves
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-8977
    0 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • CamdenCamden High School
    1700 Park Blvd
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5100
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 720 students                      
  • CamdenKnowledge A To Z Charter School
    Charter School
    1725 Park Blvd
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)375-1140
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 193 students                      
  • CamdenEarly Childhood Development Center
    1602 Pine St
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-4171
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 465 students                      
  • CamdenMet East High School
    1656 Kaighn Ave
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5223
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 111 students                      

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