Alfred S. Forrest Elementary School

  • Alfred S. Forrest Elementary School serves 511 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alfred S. Forrest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Alfred S. Forrest Elementary School's student population of 511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alfred S. Forrest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alfred S. Forrest Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1504 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
70%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
64%
23%
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White
22%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHampton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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