Forest School

  • Forest School serves 555 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Forest School's student population of 555 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#700 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
10%
44%
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White
85%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 LA.
Diversity Score0.270.36
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Graduation Rate≥80%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Carroll Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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