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Forest School

Public | PK-12 | 473 students

 

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Posted April 3, 2006

Forest is a school people wish they could find. In my class we all get along and do things as a group; it's like a big family. We have many kind and intelligent teachers as well as students. We seem to have adopted the work hard play hard attitude and it goes over well. If we do well we get privleges no doubt. I wouldn't go to any other school everyone I know would agree.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
75%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
67%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 64% in 2010.

35 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

35 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
64%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
79%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
84%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
38%
English II

The state average for English II was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
48%
English III

The state average for English III was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
32%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the End-Of-Course (EOC) tests to test grade high school students in English 2, English 3, biology 1, algebra 1 and geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The EOC is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

Source: LA Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 47%
Black 9% 45%
Hispanic 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 70%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • James S Harris
Fax number
  • (318) 428-8875

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P.O. Box 368
Forest, LA 71242
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Phone: (318) 428-3672

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