Forest Park High School

  • Forest Park High School serves 2,209 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Forest Park High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Forest Park High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Forest Park High School's student population of 2,209 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers131 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#718 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
15%
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Black
26%
23%
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White
38%
50%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 VA.
Diversity Score0.740.68
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince William Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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