Forest Knolls Elementary School

  • Forest Knolls Elementary School serves 734 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.
  • Forest Knolls Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

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 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 OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Knolls Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#502 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
49%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
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 This 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 Score0.700.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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