Forest Hills High School

Forest Hills High School serves 3,836 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Forest Hills High School operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.

Overview

The student population of 3836 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 181 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,836 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 181 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 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 13:1
Asian
25%
8%
Hispanic
30%
23%
Black
8%
19%
White
34%
48%
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.
0.73 0.35
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.
44%
42%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,519 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 37,519 1,324
New York City Geographic  #28 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a% 86%
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
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 High School For Arts And Business (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Academy For Excellence Through The Arts (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Forest HillsThe Academy For Excellence Through The Arts
    108 55 69th St
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)459-1358
    0.3 mi | 210 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • Rego ParkP.S. 175 The Lynn Gross Discovery School
    64 35 102nd St
    Rego ParkNY 11374
    (718)897-8600
    0.4 mi | 712 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Rego ParkJunior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey
    63 55 102nd St
    Rego ParkNY 11374
    (718)830-4910
    0.5 mi | 1248 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • Forest HillsJunior High School 190 Russell Sage
    68 17 Austin St
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)830-4970
    0.6 mi | 993 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Forest HillsP.S. 220 Edward Mandel
    62 10 108th St
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)592-3030
    0.6 mi | 609 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Queens County, NY 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 0.51, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Queens County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.