Forwood Elementary School
Forwood Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Forwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).
Forwood Elementary School's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the Forwood Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Grades PK-11 Last Day of School
June 09, 2022 (Thursday)
Schools Closed, Offices Open
August 26, 2022 (Friday)
First Day of School - Grades 1 - 6, 9, 12
August 29, 2022 (Monday)
PK - 12 Schools Closed, Offices Open - Rosh Hashanah
September 26, 2022 (Monday)
PK - 12 Schools Closed, Offices Open - Yom Kippur
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
Forwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forwood Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#54 out of 204 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education
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