Forest Knolls Elementary School

  • Forest Knolls Elementary School serves 728 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Forest Knolls Elementary School's student population of 728 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students728 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Knolls Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Knolls Elementary School is 0.71, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#513 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Knolls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Knolls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
6%
6%
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Hispanic
41%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Knolls Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
16%
34%
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White
31%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Knolls Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.710.72
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Knolls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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