Forest City High School



Forest City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest City High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 99
10 103
11 92
12 77

Forest City High School is a public high school of the Forest City Community School District located in Forest City, IA. It has 371 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forest City High School is the 132nd largest public high school in Iowa and the 13,194th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.2 to 1.

Total Students: 371
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,194th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 132nd out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 158th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 126th out of 366

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Forest City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 198
(53%)
198
(53%)
 Female 173
(47%)
173
(47%)

Forest City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 329
(89%)
329
(89%)
 Hispanic 22
(6%)
22
(6%)
 Black 11
(3%)
11
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Forest City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(69%)
256
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 83
(22%)
83
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(9%)
32
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest City High School is ranked 141st out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 36.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Forest City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 430
2007 437
2008 416
2009 374
2010 359
2011 365
2012 350
2013 366
2014 380
2015 371

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 11.9
2007 12.5
2008 11.9
2009 10.7
2010 11.6
2011 11.8
2012 11.3
2013 11.8
2014 12.7
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15824175824176
2006 0.22790697674419
2007 0.21967963386728
2008 0.25721153846154
2009 0.2807486631016
2010 0.3008356545961
2011 0.3041095890411
2012 0.29428571428571
2013 0.34153005464481
2014 0.30263157894737
2015 0.3099730458221

Compare Forest City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.0%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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