Forest Park Individual Ed School

  • Forest Park Individual Ed School serves 376 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 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Forest Park Individual Ed School's student population of 376 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park Individual Ed School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park Individual Ed School is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2359 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Park Individual Ed School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
57%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Park Individual Ed School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
19%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Park Individual Ed School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
11%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Park Individual Ed School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Park Individual Ed School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoliet PSD 86 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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