Forest Park Elementary School

1600 N Tyler St
Little Rock, AR 72207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Forest Park Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Forest Park Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Forest Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Forest Park Elementary School's student population of 473 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Park Elementary School is 0.42, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#16 out of 1008 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
15%
20%
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White
75%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.420.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittle Rock School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forest Park Elementary School is Hall High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Forest Heights Stem Academy (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Little Rock Forest Heights Stem Academy Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 719 students
    0.5 miles
    5901 Evergreen
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 447-2700
    0.5 K-8 719
  • Little Rock Fair Park Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 196 students
    0.7 miles
    616 N Harrison St
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 447-4400
    0.7 PK 196
  • Little Rock Hall High School Math: 4% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,048 student
    0.8 miles
    6700 H St
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 447-1900
    0.8 9-12 1,048
  • Little Rock Jefferson Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    0.9 miles
    2600 N Mckinley St
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 447-5000
    0.9 PK-5 384
  • Little Rock Williams Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 486 students
    1.2 miles
    7301 Evergreen St
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 447-7100
    1.2 K-5 486

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