Forest Avenue Elementary School serves 642 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 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 642 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 68%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 65% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 94% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
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 642 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Forest Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Avenue Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Forest Avenue Elementary School's ranking?
Forest Avenue Elementary School is ranked #9 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Forest Avenue Elementary School often compared to?
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What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Forest Avenue Elementary School?
642 students attend Forest Avenue Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Forest Avenue Elementary School students are Asian, 32% of students are White, 26% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forest Avenue Elementary School?
Forest Avenue Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Forest Avenue Elementary School offer ?
Forest Avenue Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Forest Avenue Elementary School part of?
Forest Avenue Elementary School is part of Montgomery County School District.
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