Forrest City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,601 students in Forrest City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Forrest City School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Forrest City School District are Stewart Elementary School, Lincoln Academy and Forrest City High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Forrest City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Forrest City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Forrest City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
2,601 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
166 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Forrest City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 255 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#248 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Forrest City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forrest City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forrest City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Forrest City   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.20
0.58
# American Indian Students
5 Students
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
26 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
45 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
13%
# Black Students
2,316 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
89%
20%
# White Students
188 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
7%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
20 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
277
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
247
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
187
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
193
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
182
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
180
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
199
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
130
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
144
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
169
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
160
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
179
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
178
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
176
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,710 is higher than the state median of $11,096. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,089 is higher than the state median of $10,945. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Forrest City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$31 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Forrest City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,710
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Forrest City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,089
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Forrest City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Forrest City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Stewart Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Irving St
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-1365
Grades: 3-5
| 561 students
Rank: #22.
Lincoln Academy
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
616 W Broadway Ave
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 261-1810
Grades: 6
| 130 students
Rank: #33.
Forrest City High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
467 Victoria St
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-1464
Grades: 9-12
| 693 students
Rank: #44.
Forrest City Junior High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1133 N Division St
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-3230
Grades: 7-8
| 313 students
Central Elementary School
(1)
801 Deaderick Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-2141
Grades: PK-2
| 904 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,601 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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