Forrest City School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Forrest City School District serving 2,594 students in Forrest City, Arkansas.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas state average of 40%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Forrest City School District (2019-20)

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

    Grades: PK-2 | 920 students
  • Forrest City Forrest City High School
    467 Victoria St
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)633-1464

    Grades: 9-12 | 691 students
  • Forrest City Forrest City Junior High School
    1133 N Division St
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)633-3230

    Grades: 7-8 | 313 students
  • Forrest City Lincoln Academy
    616 W Broadway Ave
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)261-1810

    Grades: 6-7 | 127 students
  • Madison Madison Leadership Academy
    106 N 5th St
    Madison, AR 72359
    (870)633-1081

    Grades: M | n/a students
  • Forrest City Stewart Elementary School
    625 Irving St
    Forrest City, AR 72335
    (870)633-1365

    Grades: 3-5 | 543 students

Overview

School District NameForrest City School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,594 students
# of Teachers167 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students1,282 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students1,312 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.24
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students32 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students41 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students2,268 students
% Black Students
87%
# of White Students237 students
% White Students
9%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students13 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:332
# of Students in Kindergarten:199
# of Students in 1st Grade:200
# of Students in 2nd Grade:189
# of Students in 3rd Grade:195
# of Students in 4th Grade:224
# of Students in 5th Grade:124
# of Students in 6th Grade:126
# of Students in 7th Grade:161
# of Students in 8th Grade:153
# of Students in 9th Grade:166
# of Students in 10th Grade:203
# of Students in 11th Grade:181
# of Students in 12th Grade:141
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Forrest City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has decreased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Forrest City School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,657 is higher than the state average of $10,338. 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 $10,931. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$41 MM$9 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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,657$10,338
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,788$10,931
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 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Forrest City School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.24, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.33. The most diverse school in the district is Central Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.