Forest Hill Community High School

6901 Parker Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Hill Community High School serves 2,460 students in grades 9-12.
Forest Hill Community High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Forest Hill Community High School's student population of 2,460 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,460 students
This chart display total students of Forest Hill Community High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Forest Hill Community High School
Total Classroom Teachers141 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Forest Hill Community High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Forest Hill Community High School by grade.

School Comparison

Forest Hill Community High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Hill Community High School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3110 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Forest Hill Community High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Forest Hill Community High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
70%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
14%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
12%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Hill Community High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.480.70
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Hill Community High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Forest Hill Community High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Hill Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forest Hill Community High School is G-star School Of The Arts (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Palm Beach Maritime Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Forest Hill High Adult Education

    0.0 miles
    6901 Parker Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33405
    (561) 540-2417
    0 n/a n/a
  • Lake Worth Palm Beach Maritime Academy Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 842 students
    0.6 miles
    1518 W Lantana Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33462
    (561) 547-3775
    0.6 K-8 842
  • West Palm Beach Palmetto Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    0.7 miles
    5801 Parker Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33405
    (561) 202-0400
    0.7 PK-5 562
  • West Palm Beach South Olive Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
    0.7 miles
    7101 S Olive Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33405
    (561) 202-0200
    0.7 K-5 565
  • West Palm Beach Renaissance Charter School At Summit Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,001 student
    1.1 miles
    2001 Summit Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
    (866) 543-7872
    1.1 K-8 1,001

School Reviews

Review Forest Hill Community High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Should students wear uniforms? Learn more about the pros and cons of uniform policies in public schools.
Michelle Rhee's name seems to garner press as often as Education Secretary Arne Duncan, but Rhee has her equal share of critics and supporters. Learn about Rhee's controversial reforms and plans for revolutionizing education in this country.
Is your public school on Facebook? Learn about the positives and disadvantages with getting your district on the most popular destination online.