Forest Street Elementary School

651 Forest St
Orange, NJ 07050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Street Elementary School serves 382 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
Forest Street Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

School Overview

Forest Street Elementary School's student population of 382 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Street Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Street Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1617 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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10%
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Hispanic
39%
29%
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Black
60%
15%
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White
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44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.490.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange Board Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Forest Street Elementary School is Essex Campus Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hazel Avenue Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairfield Essex Campus Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
    0.2 miles
    369 Passaic Avenue
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
    (973) 575-0469
    0.2 7-12 27
  • West Orange Hazel Avenue Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 332 students
    0.2 miles
    45 Hazel Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 669-5448
    0.2 K-5 332
  • West Orange Gregory Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 467 students
    0.5 miles
    301 Gregory Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 669-5397
    0.5 K-5 467
  • Orange Orange High School Math: 9% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 960 students
    0.5 miles
    400 Lincoln Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4050
    0.5 9-12 960
  • Orange Orange Preparatory Academy Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-9 | 559 students
    0.5 miles
    400 Central Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4135
    0.5 8-9 559

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