Forest Elementary School



Forest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 279
K 54
1 56
2 55
3 64
4 72
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Plaines, IL in the Ccsd 62 School District. It enrolls 647 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest Elementary School is the 293rd largest public school in Illinois and the 10,664th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 647
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 293rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 642nd out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 147th out of 2,415

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Forest Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 355
(55%)
2,512
(52%)
 Female 292
(45%)
2,276
(48%)

Forest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(48%)
1,988
(42%)
 Hispanic 234
(36%)
1,962
(41%)
 Asian 73
(11%)
548
(11%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
62
(1%)
 Black 10
(2%)
196
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Forest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 369
(57%)
2,396
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(24%)
1,838
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 123
(19%)
554
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Forest Elementary School is ranked 722nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 439
2006 430
2007 430
2008 375
2009 418
2010 430
2011 625
2012 675
2013 643
2014 628
2015 647

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 17.2
2007 19.5
2008 14.4
2009 17.2
2010 17.2
2011 15.5
2012 12.6
2013 15.2
2014 13.7
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19817767653759
2006 0.23488372093023
2007 0.34418604651163
2008 0.336
2009 0.33492822966507
2010 0.28604651162791
2011 0.4064
2012 0.57777777777778
2013 0.54276827371695
2014 0.57802547770701
2015 0.42967542503864

Compare Forest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.0%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forest Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 647 14:1  
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Private PK - 01 84 16:1 2 miles
St Zachary Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 170 14:1 2 miles
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Private PK - KG 83 14:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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