Forestbrook Elementary School

4000 Panthers Parkway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Forestbrook Elementary School serves 999 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Forestbrook Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Forestbrook Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Forestbrook Elementary School's student population of 999 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2003, 2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students999 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Forestbrook Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forestbrook Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#175 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
8%
34%
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White
72%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forestbrook Elementary School is Coastal Leadership Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Forestbrook Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Myrtle Beach Forestbrook Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 844 students
    0.7 miles
    4430 Gator Lane
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 236-7300
    0.7 6-8 844
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 423 students
    1.8 miles
    4950 Socastee Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 903-6051
    1.8 6-8 423
  • Myrtle Beach Coastal Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 133 students
    2.2 miles
    3710 Palmetto Pointe Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 294-9337
    2.2 9-12 133
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee High School Math: 74% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,731 student
    2.3 miles
    4900 Socastee Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 293-2513
    2.3 9-12 1,731
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 841 students
    2.4 miles
    4223 Socastee Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 650-2606
    2.4 PK-5 841

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