North Forestville Elementary School

2311 Ritchie Rd
District Heights, MD 20747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, North Forestville Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Forestville Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

North Forestville Elementary School's student population of 286 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
286 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

North Forestville Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of North Forestville Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MD)
#1063 out of 1347 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
25%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Forestville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Forestville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of North Forestville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
21%
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Black
54%
33%
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White
4%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Forestville Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of North Forestville Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Forestville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Forestville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Forestville Elementary School's ranking?
North Forestville Elementary School is ranked #1063 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are North Forestville Elementary School often compared to?
North Forestville Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like District Heights Elementary School, Capitol Heights Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
How many students attend North Forestville Elementary School?
286 students attend North Forestville Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of North Forestville Elementary School students are Black, 40% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Forestville Elementary School?
North Forestville Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Forestville Elementary School offer ?
North Forestville Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North Forestville Elementary School part of?
North Forestville Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

1   3/30/2020
I have viewed the violence among youth from kindergarten & higher (having temper tantrums, throwing furniture, vulgar screaming, hitting & kicking teachers). Very under educated, and the school is run down, holes in ceilings & has no clean water fountains for the children. I WOULD BE FEARFUL FOR MY CHILD TO ATTEND HERE!!!!! NO child left behind AT LEAST MAKE SURE THEY ARE EDUCATED!! JUST TERRIBLE!!!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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