Forest Heights Elementary School

1124 So Tamarind St
Harrison, AR 72601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 402 students in grades 1-4, Forest Heights Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Enrollment: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20% in AR
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Forest Heights Elementary School's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-4
Total Students
402 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest Heights Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Forest Heights Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#176 out of 993 schools
(Top 20%)
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50-54%
36%
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40-44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
White
93%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forest Heights Elementary School's ranking?
Forest Heights Elementary School is ranked #176 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Forest Heights Elementary School often compared to?
Forest Heights Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Valley Springs Elem. School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Forest Heights Elementary School?
402 students attend Forest Heights Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Forest Heights Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forest Heights Elementary School?
Forest Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Forest Heights Elementary School offer ?
Forest Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-4
What school district is Forest Heights Elementary School part of?
Forest Heights Elementary School is part of Harrison School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Enrollment: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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