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Forest Hills High School
  • Public
  • FOREST HILLS, NY

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Forest Hills High School is a highly rated, public school located in FOREST HILLS, NY. It has 3,751 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 94% of students are at least proficient in math and 96% in reading.

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Forest Hills High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
96%
Percent Proficient - Math
94%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1190
1,211 responses
Average ACT
26
94 responses
AP Enrollment
27%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$93,979
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,838
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$572,899
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 100 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 100 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 266 responses
  • Music shows/performances
    22%
  • Club events
    19%
  • Senior events
    18%
  • Community service
    14%
  • Student Government Events
    10%
  • A basketball game
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,751
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 112 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 112 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 112 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,654
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.9%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 146 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 146 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 146 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 151 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 151 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 151 responses

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