Forest Park Middle School

  • Forest Park Middle School serves 212 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Forest Park Middle 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Forest Park Middle School's student population of 212 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Park Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Park Middle School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2878 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
67%
17%
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White
14%
48%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.520.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Park 91 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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