Forest Hill Elementary School

  • Forest Hill Elementary School serves 440 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Forest Hill Elementary School's student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Hill Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1263 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
57%
17%
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Black
7%
26%
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White
26%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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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 NC.
Diversity Score0.600.46
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurke County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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