Forest Hill Elementary School

4501 Moffett Rd
Mobile, AL 36618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Hill Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Forest Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama 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 28% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Forest Hill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Forest Hill Elementary School's student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students518 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Forest Hill Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Forest Hill Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Forest Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Hill Elementary School is 0.11, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1044 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Forest Hill Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Forest Hill Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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
1%
8%
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
94%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.110.59
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forest Hill Elementary School is Augusta Evans School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cl Scarborough Model Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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