Forbes School

  • Forbes School serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Forbes School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Forbes School's student population of 517 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forbes School is ranked within the top 50% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forbes School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
86%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forbes School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.250.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpine School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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