Forest Edge Elementary School

  • Forest Edge Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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Forest Edge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Forest Edge Elementary School's student population of 663 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Edge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Edge Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1010 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Edge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
15%
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Black
29%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Edge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
37%
50%
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Edge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.740.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Edge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Edge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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