Forreston High School

601 East Main St, Forreston, IL 61030 | (815) 938-2175
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 476
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 665, Forreston, IL 61030
  • Principal or Admin: Christopher Shockey
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 476
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 244 (51.3%)
  • Females: 224 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 21 (4.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 82 (17.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 103 (21.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Forreston High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black20.4%
Asian30.6%
Hispanic132.7%
White45094.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Forreston High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade5712.0%
7th Grade7916.6%
8th Grade6814.3%
9th Grade5912.4%
10th Grade7415.5%
11th Grade6213.0%
12th Grade7716.2%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.3%
District:
95.8%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
94.9%
District:
94.9%
State:
87.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
2.6%
District:
1.6%
State:
0.5%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Forreston High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on April 13, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated from here in May of 2010. It was a good school with a wide array of courses. The school does require more credits than some though.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Forreston High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ISAT and PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: Yes
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
77.8%
District:
80.4%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
81.7%
District:
86.1%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
20.6
District:
20.6
ACT English Score
School:
20.4
District:
20.4
ACT Math Score
School:
20.2
District:
20.2
ACT Reading Score
School:
20.7
District:
20.7
ACT Science Score
School:
20.4
District:
20.4

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201089.5%89.5%84.6%
200984.1%84.1%82.4%
200894.4%94.4%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201086.0%86.0%81.2%
200971.9%71.9%79.9%
200887.4%87.4%79.1%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.8%83.8%84.4%
200992.8%92.8%82.7%
200885.9%85.9%80.4%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%75.0%77.4%
200988.5%88.5%77.5%
200876.0%76.0%77.7%
 
Science Test
201085.0%85.0%82.4%
200988.5%88.5%79.5%
200890.1%90.1%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201097.0%97.0%83.7%
200989.3%89.3%81.7%
200894.0%94.0%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201094.1%94.1%84.1%
200992.3%92.3%83.6%
200897.1%97.1%81.4%
 

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201053.3%53.3%52.7%
200963.1%63.1%51.6%
200857.9%57.9%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201055.0%55.0%54.0%
200975.5%75.5%56.9%
200859.3%59.3%53.3%
 
Science Test
201051.7%51.7%52.4%
200952.7%52.7%50.5%
200860.6%60.6%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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