Forest City High School

  • Forest City High School serves 379 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest City High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Forest City High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Forest City High School's student population of 379 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest City High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest City High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#99 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
90%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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