5555 Purdy Ln
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Forest Hill Elementary School serves 773 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Forest Hill Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 773 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Forest Hill Elementary School's student population of 773 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
773 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Hill Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1674 out of 3628 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
35%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
7%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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Event
Date
School Holiday *Spring Break*
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 26, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 773 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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