Forestridge Elementary



Forestridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forestridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 87
K 75
1 86
2 68
3 80
4 86
5 82
6 83
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forestridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dallas, TX in the Richardson Independent School District. It enrolls 647 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forestridge Elementary is the 1,525th largest public school in Texas and the 10,664th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 647
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,525th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,317th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,354th out of 4,778

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Forestridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 330
(51%)
11,264
(49%)
 Male 317
(49%)
11,839
(51%)

Forestridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 220
(34%)
4,804
(21%)
 Hispanic 211
(33%)
9,208
(40%)
 Asian 123
(19%)
1,551
(7%)
 White 72
(11%)
6,805
(29%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
609
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
105
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Forestridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 458
(71%)
12,768
(55%)
 Not Eligible 145
(22%)
9,172
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(7%)
1,163
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Forestridge Elementary is ranked 1,144th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forestridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.6%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Forestridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 704
2006 701
2007 686
2008 663
2009 666
2010 661
2011 686
2012 698
2013 665
2014 670
2015 647

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16.4
2007 15.2
2008 14.4
2009 14.7
2010 15.5
2011 16.3
2012 17
2013 16.3
2014 16.8
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75142045454545
2006 0.7132667617689
2007 0.74927113702624
2008 0.79788838612368
2009 0.84534534534535
2010 0.821482602118
2011 0.81486880466472
2012 0.85816618911175
2013 0.84210526315789
2014 0.85074626865672
2015 0.77588871715611

Compare Forestridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 77.6%
 

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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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