Forest Dale Elementary School

  • Forest Dale Elementary School serves 604 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Forest Dale Elementary School's student population of 604 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Dale Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Dale Elementary School is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#83 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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Asian
7%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
5%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
77%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Dale Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.400.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarmel Clay s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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