PROFICIENCY 5% 88% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%New Jersey

Forest Hill School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "CAMDEN CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Camden, NJ. There are a total of 321 students and 33 teachers at Forest Hill School, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 293 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Forest Hill School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 5.0%, which is 88% lower than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch293
Reduced lunch11


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Forest Hill School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 5%
3<= 20%
4<= 20%
5<= 20%
6<= 20%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 5%
3<= 20%
4<= 20%
5<= 20%
6<= 20%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Forest Hill School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 0.0% 0.7% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 74.1% 47.4% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.2% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.9% 50.5% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 3.1%

Camden demographics profile

StatisticCamdenNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)8,522191
Median age28.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)29%56%55%
Speak English55%69%79%
Speak Spanish41%16%13%

Education level achieved in Camden

IndexCamdenNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade65.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school62.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college31.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Forest Hill School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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