Forest Acres Elementary School

  • Forest Acres Elementary School serves 713 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Forest Acres Elementary School's student population of 713 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students713 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Acres Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Acres Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#334 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Acres Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
77%
51%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Acres Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.390.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Acres Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePickens 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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