Forest City Elementary School
Forest City Elementary School serves 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Forest City Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 486 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 15%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 73% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 75% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Forest City Elementary School's student population of 486 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Forest City Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forest City Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#504 out of 1227 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
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