Forestdale Elementary School (Closed 2016)
Forestdale Elementary School served 524 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 59% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 61%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70% (which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education
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