Forest Park Elementary School

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5/10
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Reviews
10
Grades
K-5
Students
454
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA)
Reading
53%
State avg: 79%
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Ohio Next Generation Assessment
Social Studies
54%
State avg: 72%
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Science
16%
State avg: 60%
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8/10
Student progress

A promising sign

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

Strong student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, that even strong progress may not prepare a majority of students for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Strong progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a better job at supporting their academic growth than most other schools.

Strong progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing a better job at supporting academic growth than most other schools.


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

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Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
44%
Hispanic
27%
White
14%
Two or more races
9%
Asian
6%
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
17 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
497 :1
State avg: 519 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood
5535 Sandalwood Blvd
Columbus, OH 43229
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Last modified: June 1, 2017

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