Forest Hill Elementary School

  • Forest Hill Elementary School serves 529 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Forest Hill Elementary School's student population of 529 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Hill Elementary School is 0.10, 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.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#808 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
95%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.100.59
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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