Forreston Jr/sr High School

  • Forreston Jr/sr High School serves 453 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Forreston Jr/sr High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Forreston Jr/sr High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Forreston Jr/sr High School's student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forreston Jr/sr High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forreston Jr/sr High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1633 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
93%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.67
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForrestville Valley CUSD 221 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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