Forest Meadow J High School

9373 Whitehurst Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Meadow J High School serves 784 students in grades 7-8.
Forest Meadow J High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Forest Meadow J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Forest Meadow J High School's student population of 784 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students784 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Meadow J High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Meadow J High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5181 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
38%
13%
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White
20%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forest Meadow J High School is Lake Highlands High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harmony Science Academy - Dallas (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moss Haven Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Moss Haven Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 491 students
    0.4 miles
    9202 Moss Farm Ln
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-2200
    0.4 PK-6 491
  • Dallas Skyview Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 769 students
    0.4 miles
    9229 Meadowknoll Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-2400
    0.4 PK-6 769
  • Dallas Stults Road Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 738 students
    0.9 miles
    8700 Stults Rd
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-2500
    0.9 PK-6 738
  • Dallas Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 639 students
    0.9 miles
    9666 Ferris Branch
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-6800
    0.9 PK-6 639
  • Dallas Forest Lane Academy Math: 28% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 732 students
    1.1 miles
    9663 Forest Ln
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-1850
    1.1 PK-6 732

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