Forest Park Elementary School



Forest Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 60
2 56
3 59
4 69
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Forest Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Albany, NY in the South Colonie Central School District. It enrolls 310 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest Park Elementary School is the 2,210th largest public school in New York and the 40,713th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 310
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,713th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,210th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 772nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,076th out of 2,753

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Forest Park Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 156
(50%)
1,637
(50%)
 Female 154
(50%)
1,646
(50%)

Forest Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 223
(72%)
2,281
(69%)
 Asian 35
(11%)
323
(10%)
 Hispanic 24
(8%)
246
(7%)
 Black 19
(6%)
205
(6%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
226
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Forest Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 244
(79%)
2,527
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 59
(19%)
673
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
83
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Forest Park Elementary School is ranked 2,203rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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 Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 342
2007 359
2008 348
2009 350
2010 354
2011 362
2012 368
2013 315
2014 304
2015 310

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.2
2007 13.8
2008 11.1
2009 10.6
2010 10.3
2011 11
2012 12.3
2013 10.5
2014 11.7
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16184971098266
2006 0.14035087719298
2007 0.18105849582173
2008 0.19827586206897
2009 0.25142857142857
2010 0.2683615819209
2011 0.24309392265193
2012 0.23369565217391
2013 0.23174603174603
2014 0.25657894736842
2015 0.21290322580645

Compare Forest Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.3%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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