Forest Hills High School

Forest Hills High School serves 3,832 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Forest Hills High School operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.

Overview

The student population of 3832 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 186 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,832 students
Forest Hills High School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 186 teachers
Forest Hills High School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade Forest Hills High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 13:1
Forest Hills High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
1% 1%
Asian
25%
8%
Forest Hills High School Asian (2006-2013)
Hispanic
31%
24%
Forest Hills High School Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
8%
19%
Forest Hills High School Black (2006-2013)
White
35%
47%
Forest Hills High School White (2006-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Forest Hills High School Sch Ethnicity Forest Hills High 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.
0.72 0.36
Forest Hills High School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
5%
41%
Forest Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
n/a
7%
Forest Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,186 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 38,186 1,089
New York City Geographic  #28 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% 86%
District Total Revenue n/a n/a
District Spending n/a n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a $0
District Spending / Student n/a $0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Queens Community High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 190 Russell Sage (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Forest HillsP.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway
    7125 113th St
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)263-9770
    0.2 mi | 687 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Forest HillsP.S. 101 School In The Gardens
    2 Russell Place
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)268-7231
    0.4 mi | 625 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Forest HillsAcademy For Excellence Through The Arts (the)
    10855 69th St
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)459-1358
    0.4 mi | 211 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • Forest HillsJunior High School 190 Russell Sage
    6817 Austin St
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)830-4970
    0.6 mi | 1039 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Forest HillsP.S. 144 Col Jeromus Remsen
    9302 69th Ave
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)268-2775
    0.8 mi | 788 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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