Forest Oaks Elementary School

  • Forest Oaks Elementary School serves 713 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Forest Oaks Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Forest Oaks Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Forest Oaks Elementary School's student population of 713 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students713 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Oaks Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Oaks Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#98 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
7%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
86%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Oaks Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.260.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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