Forest Home Elementary



Forest Home Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Home Elementary Students by Grade
PK 205
K 122
1 149
2 119
3 103
4 103
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest Home Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 894 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest Home Elementary is the 9th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 2,277th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 894
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,277th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 9th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 524th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 2nd out of 1,182

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Forest Home Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 469
(52%)
32,095
(52%)
 Female 425
(48%)
30,058
(48%)

Forest Home Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 694
(78%)
15,033
(24%)
 Black 136
(15%)
33,596
(54%)
 White 44
(5%)
9,323
(15%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
3,406
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
289
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
480
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Forest Home Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 839
(94%)
48,505
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(4%)
3,034
(5%)
 Not Eligible 22
(2%)
10,614
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Forest Home Elementary is ranked 3rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Home Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.6%. 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 Home Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 844
2006 842
2007 849
2008 855
2009 831
2010 835
2011 844
2012 894

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 15
2007 14.6
2008 15.7
2009 14.8
2010 13.6
2011 16.2
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88744075829384
2006 0.94299287410926
2007 0.95170789163722
2008 0.92163742690058
2009 0.89891696750903
2010 0.93652694610778
2011 0.98104265402844
2012 0.97539149888143

Compare Forest Home Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.5%
 

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Forest Home Elementary
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Public PK - 05 894 14.5:1  
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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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