Forest Hills High School



Forest Hills High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Hills High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 3
9 919
10 1094
11 934
12 888
UG 3

Forest Hills High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #28 School District located in Forest Hills, NY. It has 3,841 students in grades 8th through 12th. Forest Hills High School is the 8th largest public high school in New York and the 63rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.9 to 1.

Total Students: 3,841
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 183.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 63rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 8th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,358th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 11th out of 1,411

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Forest Hills High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,983
(52%)
9,128
(51%)
 Male 1,858
(48%)
8,815
(49%)

Forest Hills High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,296
(34%)
4,785
(27%)
 White 1,130
(29%)
2,749
(15%)
 Asian 956
(25%)
5,365
(30%)
 Black 344
(9%)
4,349
(24%)
 Two or More 85
(2%)
266
(1%)
 American Indian 30
(1%)
429
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Forest Hills High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,975
(51%)
10,464
(58%)
 Not Eligible 1,470
(38%)
5,593
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 396
(10%)
1,886
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest Hills High School is ranked 12th out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Hills High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.7%) is higher than the state average of 48.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Hills High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3689
2006 3777
2007 3646
2008 3641
2009 3860
2010 3902
2011 3836
2012 3832
2013 3793
2014 3829
2015 3841

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 21.4
2007 20.1
2008 20.6
2009 22.4
2010 22.1
2011 21.2
2012 20.6
2013 20.2
2014 20.7
2015 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26457034426674
2006 0.26793751654752
2007 0.2723532638508
2008 0.40236198846471
2009
2010 0.50563813429011
2011 0.56230448383733
2012 0.063674321503132
2013 0.64988136040074
2014 0.63802559414991
2015 0.61728716480083

Compare Forest Hills High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.7%
 

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