Forest Hills Elementary School

155 Mountain View Ave
Danville, VA 24541
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Forest Hills Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Forest Hills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Forest Hills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Forest Hills Elementary School's student population of 283 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Hills Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#728 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
39%
23%
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White
47%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.620.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDanville City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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