Forest School

158 Clover Street
Forest, LA 71242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Forest School serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Forest School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana 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 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Forest School's student population of 547 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#819 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
10%
43%
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White
83%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.61
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
5%
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 Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Carroll Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Forest School is Oak Grove High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove Elementary School (4.7 miles away)
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