Forestdale Elementary School

  • Forestdale Elementary School serves 571 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Forestdale Elementary School's student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students571 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forestdale Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forestdale Elementary School is 0.76, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1440 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
80%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
20%
7%
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Hispanic
35%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forestdale Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
23%
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White
23%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 VA.
Diversity Score0.760.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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