Forest Heights Elementary School

  • Forest Heights Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Heights Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Forest Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Forest Heights Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Heights Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#30 out of 1008 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
n/a
20%
White
92%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.150.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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