Forest Park Individual Ed School

  • Forest Park Individual Ed School serves 350 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Park Individual Ed School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Forest Park Individual Ed School's student population of 350 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park Individual Ed School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park Individual Ed School is 0.49, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#2482 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
12%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Park Individual Ed School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoliet PSD 86 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Forest Park I.E. was named as an Illinois School of Character during the 2017-18 school year! We demonstrated proficiency in 11 character standards sponsored by Character.org and the University of St. Francis. Very proud!!
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