Forest City High School

  • Forest City High School serves 380 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Forest City High School operates within the Forest City Community School District.
  • Forest City Community School District's 91% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 380 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students380 students
Forest City High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Forest City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Forest City High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeForest City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
Forest City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Forest City High School American Indian Students (2007-2008)
Asian
3%
2%
Forest City High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Forest City High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Forest City High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
88%
78%
Forest City High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Forest City High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsForest City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.220.38
Forest City High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
34%
Forest City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Forest City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Forest City Community School District's student population of 1,175 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,293 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,723 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District NameForest City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed1,175673
Forest City Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate91%92%
Forest City Community School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$7 MM
Forest City Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$12 MM$7 MM
Forest City Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,293$11,259
Forest City Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,723$11,298
Forest City Community School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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