Forest Park High School

  • Forest Park High School serves 623 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Forest Park High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

School Overview

  • Forest Park High School's student population of 623 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students623 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#1110 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Forest Park High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)25-29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≤5%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forest Park High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 1997-98 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Park High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
85%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Park High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Park High School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Park High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.270.72
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Park High School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate65-69%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Forest Park High School and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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