159 Red Bird Drive
Waterfall, PA 16689
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Forbes Road Jr. Sr. High School serves 149 students in grades 7-12.
Forbes Road Jr. Sr. High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Forbes Road Jr. Sr. High School's student population of 149 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
149 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Forbes Road Jr. Sr. High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forbes Road Jr. Sr. High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#993 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
97%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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