Forest Hill Elementary School

5555 Purdy Ln
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Forest Hill Elementary School serves 788 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Forest Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Forest Hill Elementary School's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Hill Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1763 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
71%
36%
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Black
17%
21%
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White
6%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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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
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forest Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Forest Hill Elementary School is ranked #1763 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Forest Hill Elementary School?
788 students attend Forest Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Forest Hill Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forest Hill Elementary School?
Forest Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Forest Hill Elementary School offer ?
Forest Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Forest Hill Elementary School part of?
Forest Hill Elementary School is part of Palm Beach School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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