Forest Hills Elementary School

  • Forest Hills Elementary School serves 652 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Hills Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Forest Hills Elementary School's student population of 652 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Hills Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#324 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
20%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
18%
11%
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White
44%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Hills Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.730.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEden Prairie Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Forest Hills Elementary School is Epsilon (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minnetonka Epsilon Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
    0.9 miles
    14300 Cty Rd 62
    Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (952) 426-6602
    0.9 6-12 23
  • Minnetonka Oak Hills High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 5 students
    1.1 miles
    14300 Cty Rd 62
    Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (763) 205-7612
    1.1 6-12 5
  • Minnetonka Gatewood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 420 students
    1.4 miles
    14900 Gatewood Dr
    Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (952) 988-5250
    1.4 PK-6 420
  • Eden Prairie Early Childhood Special Ed. Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 149 students
    1.6 miles
    8040 Mitchell Rd
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (952) 975-6974
    1.6 PK 149
  • Eden Prairie Eagle Ridge Academy Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 555 students
    1.9 miles
    7255 Flying Cloud Dr
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (952) 746-7760
    1.9 6-12 555

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