Forest Hill School

  • Forest Hill School serves 321 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Forest Hill School operates within the Camden City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students321 students
Forest Hill School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Forest Hill School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Forest Hill School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeForest Hill School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
Forest Hill School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
Forest Hill School Asian Students (1992-2011)
Hispanic
24%
25%
Forest Hill School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
76%
16%
Forest Hill School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
n/a
48%
Forest Hill School White Students (1988-2012)
All Ethnic GroupsForest Hill School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.370.68
Forest Hill School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
91%
31%
Forest Hill School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Forest Hill School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Camden City School District's student population of 11,164 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $30,615 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $31,300 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameCamden City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed11,164954
Camden City School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$386 MM$20 MM
Camden City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$395 MM$20 MM
Camden City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$30,615$19,116
Camden City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$31,300$19,190
Camden City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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