Forest Hills School



Forest Hills School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Hills School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 169
1 163
2 133
3 152
4 176
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest Hills School is a public elementary school located in Florence, AL in the Florence City School District. It enrolls 793 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest Hills School is the 91st largest public school in Alabama and the 4,274th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 793
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,274th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 91st out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 264th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 55th out of 783

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Forest Hills School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 400
(50%)
1,151
(49%)
 Male 393
(50%)
1,193
(51%)

Forest Hills School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 600
(76%)
1,210
(52%)
 Black 142
(18%)
847
(36%)
 Hispanic 20
(3%)
175
(7%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
88
(4%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Forest Hills School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 459
(58%)
768
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 289
(36%)
1,459
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(6%)
117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Forest Hills School is ranked 293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Hills School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.1%) is lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Forest Hills School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 642
2006 707
2007 726
2008 752
2009 809
2010 791
2011 803
2012 793

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 14.7
2007 13.9
2008 15.2
2009 15.6
2010 13.1
2011 14.9
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45171339563863
2006 0.41725601131542
2007 0.43112947658402
2008 0.33643617021277
2009 0.42768850432633
2010 0.43489254108723
2011 0.44458281444583
2012 0.42118537200504

Compare Forest Hills School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forest Hills School
Florence, AL
Public KG - 04 793 12.6:1  
Mars Hill Bible School
Florence, AL
Private PK - 12 578 18:1 1 miles
Harlan Elementary School
Florence, AL
Public PK - 04 472 11.8:1 2 miles
Underwood Elementary School
Florence, AL
Public KG - 06 369 15.6:1 2 miles
Shoals Christian School
Florence, AL
Private PK - 12 230 10:1 2 miles
Weeden Elementary School
Florence, AL
Public KG - 04 436 11.8:1 3 miles
Hibbett School
Florence, AL
Public 05 - 06 598 14.1:1 3 miles
Riverhill School
Florence, AL
Private PK - 06 96 5:1 4 miles
Kilby Laboratory School
Florence, AL
Public PK - 06 176 29.3:1 4 miles
St Joseph Regional Catholic School
Florence, AL
Private PK - 08 189 10:1 4 miles
Wilson High School
Florence, AL
Public KG - 12 1,301 15.8:1 6 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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