Forbes School serves 308 students in grades 4-5.
Forbes School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 4-5
- Enrollment: 308 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 49%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 23% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 43% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Forbes School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Most improved public schools
Forbes School's student population of 308 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Forbes School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Forbes School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#615 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Forbes School's ranking?
Forbes School is ranked #615 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Forbes School often compared to?
Forbes Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ann Antolini School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Forbes School?
308 students attend Forbes School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Forbes School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forbes School?
Forbes School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Forbes School offer ?
Forbes School offers enrollment in grades 4-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Forbes School part of?
Forbes School is part of Torrington School District.
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