Forest Park Elementary School

  • Forest Park Elementary School serves 443 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Forest Park Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 38%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Forest Park Elementary School's student population of 443 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students443 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Forest Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,191 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#8 out of 1191 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Forest Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
25%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
60%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
6%
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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 OR.
Diversity Score0.570.56
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland 1j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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