PROFICIENCY 10% 76% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Prince George's County Public Schools
9%Forest Heights

Forest Heights Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Prince George's County Public Schools" in Forest Heights, MD. There are a total of 290 students and 24 teachers at Forest Heights Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 229 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Forest Heights Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.8%, which is 76% lower than the Maryland average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch229
Reduced lunch15


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 Heights Elementary, 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

3<= 10%
4<= 10%
5<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 10%
4<= 20%
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 Heights Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.6% 4.3% 40.5% 51.1%
African American 70.3% 64.4% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 2.8% 6.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.9% 26.3% 14.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 1.6% 4.0% 3.1%

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Forest Heights demographics profile

StatisticForest HeightsMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)5,47547491
Median age42.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%54%55%
Speak English84%82%79%
Speak Spanish15%7%13%

Education level achieved in Forest Heights

IndexForest HeightsMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college47.1%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.5%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%2.5%1.3%
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Source: The Forest Heights Elementary 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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