Forest Park Elementary School

  • Forest Park Elementary School serves 1,011 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Forest Park Elementary School's student population of 1,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students1,011 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#80 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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Asian
91%
11%
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Hispanic
4%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
4%
24%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 CA.
Diversity Score0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFremont Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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