Forest Avenue School

  • Forest Avenue School serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Forest Avenue School's student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Avenue School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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Asian
13%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forest Avenue School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Avenue School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Avenue School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Avenue School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Avenue School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.380.70
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Avenue School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Avenue School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 1992-93 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlen Ridge Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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