Forestridge Elementary School

  • Forestridge Elementary School serves 676 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forestridge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Forestridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Forestridge Elementary School's student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forestridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forestridge Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#3436 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
19%
4%
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Hispanic
30%
52%
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Black
38%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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