PROFICIENCY 9% 68% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
13%FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
13%Forrest City
28%Arkansas

Forrest City High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Forrest City, AR. There are a total of 820 students and 65 teachers at Forrest City High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 817 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Forrest City High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.0%, which is 68% lower than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students820
Teachers65.32
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch817
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment63
Taking some courses61
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses61
Passing no courses<=2

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 Forrest City High School, there are a total of 63 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 61 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All3%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School3%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All15%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15%

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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Forrest City High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
Caucasian 16.9% 13.7% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 81.5% 84.2% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 0.5% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.1% 1.0% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.3% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Forrest City Jr. High14%0.2Forrest City, AR
Stewart Elementary School17%0.6Forrest City, AR
Lincoln Academy12%0.8Forrest City, AR
Palestine-wheatley Elementary. School.21%6.9Palestine, AR
Palestine-wheatley Senior High14%7.0Palestine, AR

Forrest City demographics profile

StatisticForrest CityArkansasNational
Population14,8712,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9075591
Median age34.737.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%58%55%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

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%
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Source: The Forrest City High 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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