10721 Lakeshore Dr W
Carmel, IN 46033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Forest Dale Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Forest Dale Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Forest Dale Elementary School's student population of 663 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest Dale Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 1757 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
76%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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