Forest Street Elementary School

  • Forest Street Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Forest Street Elementary School's student population of 399 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Street Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest Street Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
60%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
37%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
63%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
n/a
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest Street Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.470.43
This chart display the diversity score of Forest Street Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forest Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange Board Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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