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17%
  • Stewart Elementary School
  • 625 Irving St, Forrest City
  • FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 3 - 4 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
14%
  • Forrest City Jr. High
  • 1133 N Division St, Forrest City
  • FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
12%
  • Lincoln Academy
  • 616 W Broadway Ave, Forrest City
  • FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 374
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
9%
  • Forrest City High School
  • 467 Victoria St, Forrest City
  • FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 820
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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  • East Arkansas Career Center
  • 1700 New Castle Rd, Forrest City
  • EAST ARKANSAS CAREER CENTER
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • Central Elementary School
  • 801 Deaderick Rd, Forrest City
  • FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 970
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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Forrest City school information

IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
Average Test Scores13%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools686079,221
Total private schools116524,874
Total post-secondary schools2987,963
The Forrest City, AR educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Forrest City public schools have average test scores of 13% which is 54% lower than than the Arkansas average and 74% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forrest City public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 64.6% have completed high school, 8.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Forrest City

IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade67.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school64.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college40.9%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.7%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

Forrest City, AR School Districts

Forrest City School District

There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Forrest City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Forrest City, AR schools is 13%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Forrest City, AR, an average of 67.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Forrest City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Forrest City, AR schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palestine, AR75117%65%
Forrest City, AR14,87113%74%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Carson, CO14,87335%29%
Aldine, TX14,86773%49%
Somerton, AZ14,86620%60%
Mount Vernon, IL14,88023%54%
Alexander City, AL14,85941%16%
Forrest City, AR14,87113%74%
Source: The Forrest City, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.