PROFICIENCY 33% 34% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%West Palm Beach

Forest Hill Community High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "PALM BEACH" in West Palm Beach, FL. There are a total of 2,173 students and 128 teachers at Forest Hill Community High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 1,579 free lunch students and 136 reduced lunch students.

Forest Hill Community High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.5%, which is 34% lower than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch1579
Reduced lunch136


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment249
Taking some courses108
Taking some courses (not tests)69
Passing some courses8
Passing no courses97

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 Community High School, there are a total of 249 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 108 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School30%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School35%

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 Community High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 15.3% 34.1% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 17.0% 28.8% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 2.9% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 64.3% 30.6% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 2.8% 3.2% 3.1%

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West Palm Beach demographics profile

StatisticWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,92529491
Median age39.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%54%55%
Speak English69%72%79%
Speak Spanish20%21%13%

Education level achieved in West Palm Beach

IndexWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college59.5%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.9%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Forest Hill Community High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.