Forest Park Elementary School

501 Sunflower
O Fallon, MO 63366
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Forest Park Elementary School serves 450 students in grades 3-5.
Forest Park Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Forest Park Elementary School's student population of 450 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (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 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#414 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
77%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFT. Zumwalt R-II School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Forest Park Elementary School is Mike Clemens Center Adapt Learning (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph L. Mudd Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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