Forest Hills Elementary School

  • Forest Hills Elementary School serves 251 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Forest Hills Elementary School's student population of 251 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Hills Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Hills Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#23 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
91%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 IL.
Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestern Springs SD 101 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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