Forest Grove Community School

  • Forest Grove Community School serves 194 students in grades 1-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Forest Grove Community School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Forest Grove Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

  • Forest Grove Community School's student population of 194 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Grove Community School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,194 schools in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Grove Community School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#185 out of 1,194 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Grove Community School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Grove Community School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
72%
63%
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Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Grove Community School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.460.37
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Grove Community School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Grove Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Grove 15 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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