Forest Avenue Elementary School
Forest Avenue Elementary School serves 707 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Forest Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 93% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Forest Avenue Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Forest Avenue Elementary School's student population of 707 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Forest Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Avenue Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education
This is a great school to send your children with great teacher and staff who greet you at the door.Volunteers are also welcomed with opened arms.I love the school and my kids love it also.
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