Forest Street Elementary School

  • Forest Street Elementary School serves 398 students in grades PK-7.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Forest Street Elementary School operates within the Orange Board Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 398 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-7
Total Students398 students
Forest Street Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Forest Street Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Forest Street Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeForest Street Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Forest Street Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
Forest Street Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
35%
25%
Forest Street Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
65%
16%
Forest Street Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
n/a
48%
Forest Street Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsForest Street Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.460.42
Forest Street Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
31%
Forest Street Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
5%
Forest Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Orange Board Of Education School District's student population of 5,185 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,374 is higher than the state average of $19,857. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,706 is higher than the state average of $20,218. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District NameOrange Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed5,185954
Orange Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$118 MM$19 MM
Orange Board Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$114 MM$19 MM
Orange Board Of Education School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$24,374$19,857
Orange Board Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$23,706$20,218
Orange Board Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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