Forest Lake Elementary School

  • Forest Lake Elementary School serves 359 students in grades 4-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Forest Lake Elementary School's student population of 359 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Lake Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#895 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.340.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Lake Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Forest Lake Elementary School is Step (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is North Lakes Academy (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Forest Lake North Lakes Academy Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 190 students
    0.2 miles
    255b Nw 7th Ave
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-2773
    0.2 5-8 190
  • Forest Lake Step Special Education School
    Grades: 10-12 | 30 students
    0.3 miles
    467 W Broadway
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171
    0.3 10-12 30
  • Forest Lake Central Montessori Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 114 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171
    0.5 PK-6 114
  • Forest Lake Early Childhood Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 96 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8129
    0.5 PK 96
  • Forest Lake Forest Lake Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 233 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171
    0.5 6-12 233

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