Forest Dale Elementary School

  • Forest Dale Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Dale Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Forest Dale Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Forest Dale Elementary School's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Dale Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Dale Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#66 out of 1762 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
5%
12%
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White
77%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.410.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
42%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarmel Clay Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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