Forest School

  • Forest School serves 26 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan 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 4:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Forest School's student population of 26 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students26 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forest School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#2023 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
38%
18%
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White
42%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.670.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashtenaw Intermediate School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Forest School is Acce (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ypsilanti Acce Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 111 students
    0.1 miles
    1076 Ecorse Road
    Ypsilanti, MI 48198
    (734) 221-1691
    0.1 6-12 111
  • Ypsilanti Washtenaw International High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 531 students
    0.4 miles
    510 Emerick Street
    Ypsilanti, MI 48198
    (734) 994-8100
    0.4 9-12 531
  • Ypsilanti Washtenaw International Middle Academy
    Grades: 5-8 | 190 students
    0.4 miles
    510 Emerick St
    Ypsilanti, MI 48198
    (734) 994-8145
    0.4 5-8 190
  • Ypsilanti Erickson Elementary School
    Grades: 1-6 | 377 students
    0.7 miles
    1427 Levona St
    Ypsilanti, MI 48198
    (734) 221-1600
    0.7 1-6 377
  • Ypsilanti New Beginnings Academy Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 144 students
    0.9 miles
    211 East Michigan Ave
    Ypsilanti, MI 48197
    (734) 481-9001
    0.9 PK-6 144

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