Forest Elementary School
Forest Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Forest Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
Forest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Forest Elementary School's student population of 542 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
Students by Grade
Forest Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#640 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
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