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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 5 public schools in Forrest City School District, serving 2,601 students.
  • Public schools in Forrest City School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
  • The top ranked public schools in Forrest City School District are Stewart Elementary School, Forrest City Junior High School and Lincoln Academy. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameForrest City School District
School District Websitehttp://mustang.grsc.k12.ar.us
School District Phone Number(870)633-1485
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools5 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students2,601 Students496,099 Students
# of Teachers166 Teachers35,801 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1

District Comparison

  • Forrest City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 262 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Forrest City   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.200.58
# of American Indian Students5 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students26 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students45 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
13%
# of Black Students2,316 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
89%
20%
# of White Students188 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
7%
61%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students20 Students12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:27716,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:24736,976
# of Students in 1st Grade:18736,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:19336,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:18237,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:18038,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:19938,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:13036,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:14436,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:16936,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:16037,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:17937,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:17835,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:17633,052
# of Ungraded Students: - 286

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,657 is higher than the state average of $10,489. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,788 is higher than the state average of $10,954. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$41 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Forrest City   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$41 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Forrest City   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,657$10,489
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Forrest City   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,788$10,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Forrest City   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Forrest City School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Central Elementary School
    801 Deaderick Rd
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)633-2141

    Grades: PK-2 | 904 students
  • Forrest City High School Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    467 Victoria St
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)633-1464

    Grades: 9-12 | 693 students
  • Forrest City Junior High School Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1133 N Division St
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)633-3230

    Grades: 7-8 | 313 students
  • Lincoln Academy Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    616 W Broadway Ave
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)261-1810

    Grades: 6 | 130 students
  • Stewart Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    625 Irving St
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)633-1365

    Grades: 3-5 | 561 students
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