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Forder Elementary School

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Posted November 7, 2010

I have a son with a developmental delay and he is in his second year of preschool at Forder. Excellent school. I would highly recommend it.
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Posted September 3, 2008

I have a son with a learning disablilty. They are really great with him. He went there for preschool and now kindergarden. He loves it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2005

I love Forder! My son has special needs (bipolar) and has been quite a challenge. Forder has been wonderful with him. He enjoys the curriculum and loves his teachers.
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Posted May 29, 2003

I was a student at Forder for 3 years. I love this school, the teacher, and activities. I am a junior in high school now and miss Forder very much.


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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.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 49% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 54% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
38%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 53% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students56%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Free or reduced-price lunch49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students60%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White67%
Free or reduced-price lunch51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students42%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White43%
Free or reduced-price lunch37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students50%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunch47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students59%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Free or reduced-price lunch44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students49%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White53%
Free or reduced-price lunch36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students43%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Free or reduced-price lunch33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary 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 80% 74%
Black 8% 17%
Hispanic 6% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Scott Clark
Fax number
  • (314) 467-5699

Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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623 West Ripa Ave
St. Louis, MO 63125
Phone: (314) 467-5600

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