Forest Avenue Elementary School

  • Forest Avenue Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Forest Avenue Elementary School's student population of 354 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Avenue Elementary School is 0.35, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#827 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
80%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Avenue Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHudson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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