Forest Hills School

101 Stovall Dr
Florence, AL 35633
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 848 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Forest Hills School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 848 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 10% in AL
  • : 59% (Top 10%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Forest Hills School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Forest Hills School's student population of 848 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
848 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Forest Hills School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Forest Hills School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#96 out of 1285 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Forest Hills School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
59%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Hills School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
69%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Hills School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Forest Hills School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Forest Hills School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Hills School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
19%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Forest Hills School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
64%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Forest Hills School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Forest Hills School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Hills School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.55
This chart displays the diversity score of Forest Hills School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Hills School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Hills School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forest Hills School's ranking?
Forest Hills School is ranked #96 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Forest Hills School often compared to?
Forest Hills Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harlan Elementary School, Brooks Elementary School, Weeden Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Forest Hills School?
848 students attend Forest Hills School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Forest Hills School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forest Hills School?
Forest Hills School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Forest Hills School offer ?
Forest Hills School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Forest Hills School part of?
Forest Hills School is part of Florence City School District.
In what neighborhood is Forest Hills School located?
Forest Hills School is located in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Florence, AL.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Fall Break - No School for Students
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break - No School for Students
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School for Students
March 24, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day for Students
May 22, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 848 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 59% (Top 10%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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