Forest Heights Elementary School

200 Talbert Dr
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Forest Heights Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Forest Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Forest Heights Elementary School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (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 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1212 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10-14%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
17%
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Black
59%
34%
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White
2%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.510.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forest Heights Elementary School is National Collegiate Preparatory Pchs (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John Hanson Montessori (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glassmanor Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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