Forest School serves 430 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Forest School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 430 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 86%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Forest School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Forest School's student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Forest School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Forest School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#732 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Forest School's ranking?
Forest School is ranked #732 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Forest School often compared to?
Forest Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edith E. Mackrille School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Forest School?
430 students attend Forest School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Forest School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Black, 14% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forest School?
Forest School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Forest School offer ?
Forest School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Forest School part of?
Forest School is part of West Haven School District.
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