Forest Park El. School

  • Forest Park El. School serves 233 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Park El. School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Forest Park El. School's student population of 233 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park El. School is ranked within the top 20% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park El. School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank#32 out of 287 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
89%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.210.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Kingstown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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