Forbes School

  • Forbes School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Forbes School's student population of 343 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forbes School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forbes School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#746 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
53%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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