Forrest City school information

IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
Average Test Scores56%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools686079,235
Total private schools116524,875
Total post-secondary schools2987,965

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  • The average school test scores in Forrest City are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Forrest City.
  • 67.6% of people in Forrest City have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.1% of people in Forrest City have completed high school.
  • 10.8% of people in Forrest City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Forrest City

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  • Central Elementary School801 Deaderick RdGrades: PK - 04Students: 885 · Ratio: 19:164
  • East Arkansas Career Center1700 New Castle RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Forrest City High School467 Victoria StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 971 · Ratio: 13:135
  • Forrest City Jr. High1133 N Division StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 501 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Lincoln Academy Of Excellence616 W Broadway AveGrades: 05 - 06Students: 486 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Stewart Elementary School625 Irving StGrades: KG - 04Students: 586 · Ratio: 15:170

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Education level achieved in Forrest City

IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade67.6%80.2%83.8%
Completed high school66.1%78.3%82.4%
Completed some college41.7%49.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.9%26.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.8%20.6%29.3%
Completed masters4.0%7.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Forrest City (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palestine, AR75981%19%
Forrest City, AR15,12256%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clearlake, CA15,12131%55%
Berkley, MI15,13672%6%
Aberdeen, MD15,13780%18%
Newton, IA15,13973%7%
Damascus, MD15,09492%35%
Forrest City, AR15,12256%17%
Source: The Forrest City, AR education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.