10830 Eastwood Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Forest Knolls Elementary School serves 734 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Forest Knolls Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Forest Knolls Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Forest Knolls Elementary School's student population of 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest Knolls Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Knolls Elementary School is 0.70, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#343 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
17%
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Black
15%
34%
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White
34%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 734 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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