Forest Hill Elementary School

Park Blvd And Wildwood Ave

Camden, NJ 08103-2848

Tel: (856)966-8930
Grades: KG-5

300 students

Forest Hill Elementary School serves 300 students in grades KG-5.
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 49%.
Forest Hill Elementary School operates within the Camden City School District.

Overview

The student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 300 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Forest Hill Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Forest Hill Elementary School Students 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 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 12:1
Hispanic
23%
23%
Black
76%
17%
All Ethnic Groups Forest Hill Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Forest Hill Elementary 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.
0.37 0.41
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.
83%
29%
Forest Hill Elementary 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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,277 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Camden City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
2
Number of Students Managed 14,277 983
Camden City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $408 MM $20 MM
Camden City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $413 MM $19 MM
Camden City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $32,633 $20,414
Camden City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $33,068 $19,395
Camden City School 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 Excel Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Devel Cnt Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CamdenParkside
    Park And Wildwood Aves
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-8977
    0 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • CamdenCamden High School
    Charter School
    Baird And Park Blvds
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5100
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 868 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CamdenEarly Childhood Devel Cnt Elementary School
    Pine And Magnolia Sts
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5460
    0.3 mi | 486 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • CamdenMet East High School
    Rose St And Kaighn Ave
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-8950
    0.4 mi | 117 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CamdenHatch Middle School
    Park Blvd And Euclid Ave
    CamdenNJ 08103
    (856)966-5122
    0.5 mi | 421 students | Gr. 1-8                      

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Did You Know?
Camden, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.01, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Camden is Davis Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.