School Details

Forest View Elementary School

620 SW 4th St, Forest Lake, MN 55025
(651) 982-8200

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-3 566 students 19 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade


Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Forest Lake Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Forest View Elementary School is a public elementary school in Forest Lake. The principal of Forest View Elementary School is Janet Palmer, whose e-mail is 566 children attend Forest View Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian. 41% of the 566 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Forest View Elementary School is 19:1. Forest Lake Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 92%
Hispanic 4% 2%
Asian 4% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Multiracial 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 20%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    forest view is wonderful the staff is the best my son is going to jr high this year and we will miss forest view so much but will go back to visit

  • (4 years ago)

    Great Principal! Very easy to communicate with teachers kids enjoyed all their teachers and classes. Unfortunately we have to move and I am going to miss the school more than anything else.

  • (5 years ago)

    i love the way everyone in the school knows everyone they all get alot so well it like one big family your not afraid to send to you kids to school you have to wonder if there being bullied i also love the fact that when the school needs something all the families pitch in to help and best of all we can accomplish anything

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