Forrestal Elementary School

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Reviews
73
Grades
K-2
Students
321
Type
Public
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Academics
Test scores
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Science
67%
State avg: 76%
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Math
51%
State avg: 61%
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Reading
54%
State avg: 57%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
40%
Black
39%
White
16%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 88%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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73 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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Neighborhood
2833 Washington Avenue
Great Lakes, IL 60088
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Last modified: June 1, 2017

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