Forest Dale Elementary School

  • Forest Dale Elementary School serves 663 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Forest Dale Elementary School operates within the Carmel Clay s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 663 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students663 students
Forest Dale Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Forest Dale Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Forest Dale Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeForest Dale Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
Forest Dale Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
6%
2%
Forest Dale Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Forest Dale Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
3%
12%
Forest Dale Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
79%
70%
Forest Dale Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Two or more races
9%
5%
Forest Dale Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsForest Dale Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN 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.
0.370.27
Forest Dale Elementary 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.
18%
41%
Forest Dale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
5%
8%
Forest Dale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Carmel Clay s School District's student population of 15,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,932 is higher than the state average of $12,009. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,029 is less than the state average of $10,184. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameCarmel Clay s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed15,9711,465
Carmel Clay s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$206 MM$18 MM
Carmel Clay s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$160 MM$15 MM
Carmel Clay s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,932$12,009
Carmel Clay s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,029$10,184
Carmel Clay s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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