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).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students524 students
This chart display total students of Forestdale Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Forestdale Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Forestdale Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
59%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
70%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
96%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forestdale Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.080.59
This chart display the diversity score of Forestdale Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSandwich School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Forestdale Forestdale School
    Grades: PK-2 | 632 students
    0.4 miles
    151 Route 130
    Forestdale, MA 02644
    (508) 477-6600
    0.4 PK-2 632
  • East Sandwich Oak Ridge
    Grades: 3-6 | 824 students
    2.9 miles
    260 Quaker Mtg Hs Rd
    East Sandwich, MA 02537
    (508) 833-0111
    2.9 3-6 824
  • East Sandwich Sandwich High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 669 students
    3.6 miles
    365 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd
    East Sandwich, MA 02537
    (508) 888-4900
    3.6 9-12 669
  • East Sandwich Sandwich Stem Academy
    Grades: 7-8 | 460 students
    3.6 miles
    365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road
    East Sandwich, MA 02537
    (508) 888-4900
    3.6 7-8 460
  • Mashpee Quashnet School
    Grades: 3-6 | 485 students
    5.0 miles
    150 Old Barnstable Road
    Mashpee, MA 02649
    (508) 539-1550
    5.0 3-6 485
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