Forest Park Elementary School

  • Forest Park Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Forest Park Elementary School's student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (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 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1411 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
26%
13%
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White
35%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.760.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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