Forest Park High School

  • Forest Park High School serves 2,285 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Forest Park High School operates within the Prince William County School District.
  • Prince William County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2285 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,285 students
Forest Park High School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Forest Park High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 126 teachers
Forest Park High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Forest Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Forest Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Asian
7%
6%
Forest Park High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
18%
14%
Forest Park High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
27%
23%
Forest Park High School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
39%
51%
Forest Park High School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Forest Park High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
9%
5%
Forest Park High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Forest Park High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.74 0.42
Forest Park High School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
34%
Forest Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Forest Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Prince William County School District's student population of 86,010 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,189 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,144 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Prince William County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
4
Number of Students Managed 86,010 3,627
Prince William County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 79%
Prince William County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,042 MM $41 MM
Prince William County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,038 MM $40 MM
Prince William County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,189 $11,380
Prince William County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,144 $11,077
Prince William County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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