Forest Hill Elementary



Forest Hill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Hill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 83
K 104
1 87
2 89
3 94
4 91
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest Hill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Amarillo, TX in the Amarillo Independent School District. It enrolls 623 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest Hill Elementary is the 1,672nd largest public school in Texas and the 11,797th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 623
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,797th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,672nd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,163rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,006th out of 4,707

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Forest Hill Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 325
(52%)
14,753
(51%)
 Female 298
(48%)
14,116
(49%)

Forest Hill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 484
(78%)
13,764
(48%)
 White 86
(14%)
9,723
(34%)
 Black 44
(7%)
2,965
(10%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
694
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
1,488
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
81
(0%)

Forest Hill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 556
(89%)
18,258
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
2,546
(9%)
 Not Eligible 31
(5%)
8,065
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Forest Hill Elementary is ranked 679th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Hill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 63.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Hill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 567
2007 587
2008 568
2009 606
2010 649
2011 696
2012 623

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 14.2
2007 13.5
2008 13.9
2009 14.9
2010 15.6
2011 15.9
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91970802919708
2006 0.89770723104056
2007 0.94718909710392
2008 0.93133802816901
2009 0.94884488448845
2010 0.95839753466872
2011 0.96551724137931
2012 0.95024077046549

Compare Forest Hill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 95.0%
 

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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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