Forest Elementary School

  • Forest Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Forest Elementary School's student population of 431 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#299 out of 3119 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
15%
18%
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White
69%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFarmington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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