Forest Hills School

  • Forest Hills School serves 853 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Forest Hills School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Forest Hills School's student population of 853 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students853 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Hills School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Hills School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#84 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
67%
55%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Florence High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1037 students
    1.3 miles
    1201 Bradshaw Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)768-2200
    1.3 10-12 1037
  • Florence Harlan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 426 students
    1.3 miles
    2233 Mcburney Dr
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)768-2700
    1.3 PK-4 426
  • Florence Underwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 361 students
    1.9 miles
    4725 Highway 157
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256)764-8939
    1.9 PK-6 361
  • Florence Hibbett School
    Grades: 5-6 | 586 students
    2.3 miles
    1601 Appleby Blvd
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)768-2800
    2.3 5-6 586
  • Florence Florence Freshman Center
    Grades: 9 | 388 students
    2.8 miles
    1203 Bradshaw Drive
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)768-2400
    2.8 9 388

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