Forest Elementary



Forest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 41
2 62
3 52
4 69
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Forest, VA in the Bedford County Public Schools. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest Elementary is the 919th largest public school in Virginia and the 35,657th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,657th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 919th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 920th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,002nd out of 1,156

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Forest Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 185
(51%)
3,446
(52%)
 Female 179
(49%)
3,182
(48%)

Forest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 309
(85%)
5,466
(82%)
 Asian 19
(5%)
126
(2%)
 Black 15
(4%)
510
(8%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
216
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
291
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Forest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 328
(90%)
4,027
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 31
(9%)
2,063
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
538
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Forest Elementary is ranked 1,098th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 414
2006 431
2007 432
2008 407
2009 458
2010 456
2011 453
2012 459
2013 445
2014 363
2015 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 12.5
2007 16
2008 15.1
2009 17.6
2010 17.5
2011 16.5
2012 17.7
2013 16.9
2014 17.3
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.082125603864734
2006 0.097447795823666
2007 0.11805555555556
2008 0.083538083538084
2009 0.13318777292576
2010 0.13815789473684
2011 0.13686534216336
2012 0.12636165577342
2013 0.13258426966292
2014 0.11570247933884
2015 0.098901098901099

Compare Forest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.9%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forest Elementary
Forest, VA
Public KG - 05 364 18.3:1  
Forest Middle School
Forest, VA
Public 06 - 08 979 16.1:1 1 miles
Thomas Jefferson Elementary
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Public PK - 05 576 17.2:1 2 miles
Blue Ridge Montessori School
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Private PK - 04 89 2:1 4 miles
Timberlake Christian Schools
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Private PK - 12 378 8:1 4 miles
Tree of Life Academy
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Private PK - 05 85 5:1 5 miles
New London Academy Elementary
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Public PK - 05 326 16.4:1 5 miles
Brookville Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 679 14.8:1 5 miles
Tomahawk Elementary
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Public PK - 05 655 19.3:1 5 miles
New Covenant Schools
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Private PK - 12 465 13:1 6 miles
Boonsboro Elementary
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Public PK - 05 297 14.1:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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