Forest Hill Elementary School

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Reviews
20
Grades
K-5
Students
632
Type
Public charter
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More

Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
82%
State avg: 37%
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English
81%
State avg: 48%
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Science
98%
State avg: 53%
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9/10
Academic progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where their class was last year, compared to students at other schools in the state.

High academic progress means different things, depending on the school’s test scores.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school’s success.

Equity
10/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
40%
Asian
34%
Hispanic
12%
Two or more races
7%
Black
3%
Filipino
1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
84%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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20 Reviews
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Neighborhood
4450 Mccoy Avenue
San Jose, CA 95130
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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