Forest Hills High School

  • Forest Hills High School serves 3,829 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Forest Hills High School operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.
  • New York City Geographic #28 School District's 85% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 3829 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 185 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,829 students
Forest Hills High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Forest Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers185 teachers
Forest Hills High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeForest Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:114:1
Forest Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
25%
9%
Forest Hills High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
34%
25%
Forest Hills High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
9%
18%
Forest Hills High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
31%
45%
Forest Hills High School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Forest Hills High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Forest Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsForest Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.720.70
Forest Hills High School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
53%
45%
Forest Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
9%
6%
Forest Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #28 School District's student population of 39,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
2
Number of Students Managed39,244935
New York City Geographic #28 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate85%87%
New York City Geographic #28 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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