Forrest Edwin School

  • Forrest Edwin School serves 1,201 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Forrest Edwin School's student population of 1,201 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,201 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forrest Edwin School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forrest Edwin School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2490 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
11%
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Black
34%
15%
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White
26%
66%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forrest Edwin School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.750.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forrest Edwin School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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